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BOOK REVIEW: Toumani’s ‘There Was and There Was Not’ Not Recommended

BOOK REVIEW: Toumani’s ‘There Was and There Was Not’ Not Recommended

There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond By Meline Toumani Metropolitan. 286 pp. $28 A Book Review/Personal Opinion BY RAFFI MENESHIAN (Special to Asbarez) Meline Toumani’s “There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond” is arguably

Author Matthew Karanian near the Armenian monastery of Ktuts, on Ktuts Island in Lake Van, Western Armenia, in 2014 during research for the book 'Historic Armenia After 100 Years.' (Photo: Bared Maronian)

Karanian to Present ‘Historic Armenia’ on May 31 at Oakland’s St. Vartan Church

OAKLAND, Calif.—The St. Vartan Armenian Apostolic Church of Oakland, Calif., will host a reception and book signing for Author Matthew Karanian and his groundbreaking new book “Historic Armenia After 100 Years” at noon on Sunday, May 31. Karanian’s presentation will include photographs from Western Armenia and a discussion about the journey of creating this first-ever

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