100 Years, 100 Stories
By Bedros Hadjian, Translated by Aris Sevag
All you need to know about Armenian history in the 20th century. A concise collection in brisk prose of one hundred key events in Armenian life from 1900 to 2000, from the Genocide and Sovietization to the Karabagh conflict and independence. Includes chapters on the murders of Archbishop Tourian in New York in 1933 and Catholicos Khoren I in 1938, Armenian Terrorism in the seventies and eighties, the Lebanese civil war and the Armenian community, and figures like Aram Khachaturian, William Saroyan and Arshile Gorky. Author Bedros Hadjian is one of the most prominent writers in contemporary Western Armenian literature. He has been awarded the Movses Khorenatsi medal by Armenia for his literary career. Translated by Aris Sevag, co-translator with Peter Balakian of "Armenian Golgotha."