Posts Tagged: Ottoman Empire

TORCH: Blood Trauma


But still: A pattern. The trauma had been diluted by time. But, it was still present, still discernible, in my blood. ...more

On the Road


In his monthly series “The Lives of Others” over at the Paris Review, Edward White introduces us to globe-trotting Turkish writer, Evliya Çelebi, and the esoteric but lively book of travel stories he penned almost four centuries ago:

Evliya so adored the bustling energy of Istanbul that he dedicated the first volume of the Seyahatname to it.