Azerbaijan in Prose
There is a certain list of places which people could spend a lifetime being only vaguely aware of. And a lot of the time that would be a big mistake.
The Eventful Life of Banine
Caucasian Days (1945) is the memoir of Azerbaijani émigré writer Umm-el-Banine Asadullayeva, better known simply as Banine, whose life
In the last 10 years Azerbaijan has grown and changed almost beyond recognition. In the last 10 years Azerbaijan has grown and changed almost beyond
We are now well into the digital revolution. We no longer need to wait for news and entertainment to be delivered at appointed times.
Visions at 10
Two young students at Baku State University came to see me in my office. They were setting up a new organisation, they explained, the
3 Alma Celebrates its First Year
It has been an exciting year for children’s literature in Azerbaijan. Children, teachers, parents, aunts, uncles, and grandparents are sharing
The Orphan Sky
Bursting with ideas, emotions and colour, like an Azerbaijani carpet or Baku’s Taza Bazaar
140 YEARS IN PRINT
On 22 July, the Azerbaijani national press celebrated 140 years. To mark the anniversary, researcher Zafar Karimov outlines a chronology of the early
LITERATURE IN SOUTHERN AZERBAIJAN
A border has divided the Azerbaijani people for nearly two centuries. To the north of the border lies the independent Azerbaijan Republic, while to th
THOR HEYERDAHL’S SEARCH FOR ODIN: ANCIENT LINKS BETWEEN AZERBAIJAN AND SCANDINAVIA?
Alum Bati reviews a new book exploring the life and work of Thor Heyerdahl.