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Armenian Genocide Novel

Chris Bohjalian has written a new WWI novel, The Sandcastle Girls, that was inspired by his Armenian grandparent’s background. It explores the Armenian Genocide of 1915, an event that Turkey continues to deny. The book is reviewed in The Washington Post, July 17, 2012. Here is the link to that review: http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/chris-bohjalians-the-sandcastle-girls-relives-the-armenian-genocide/2012/07/16/gJQA1oLOpW_story.html

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Recently Published WWI Books

Marilyn Shevin-Coetzee & Frans Coetzee,  World War I: A History in Documents (Oxford University Press, 2010, 2nd edition)

Eric Dorn Brose, A History of the Great War: World War One and the International Crisis of the Early Twentieth Century (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Adrian Gregory, The Last Great War:  British Society and the First World War (Cambridge University Press, 2009)

Holger Herwig, The Marne, 1914:  The Opening of World War I and the Battle that Changed the World (Random House, 2009)

Grigoris Balakian, Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-1918 (Knopf, 2009)

Priya Satia, Spies in Arabia:  The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (Oxford University Press, 2008)

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