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Notes from Boomerang Creek: Tracing the Turkish origins of tulips and quinces

Columbia Daily Tribune 12 Apr 2021
... tiles sold in this historic city’s Grand Bazaar? What’s the source of the delicious quince marmalade served for breakfast at Istanbul’s elegant Pera Palace Hotel — built in 1892 for passengers arriving from Europe aboard the Orient Express Railway?.
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Senators prefer Pfizer? Hontiveros says it’s Palace showing preference for China vaccine

The Philadelphia Inquirer 19 Jan 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- "It's the Palace that showed preference for a single Chinese vaccine." ... pera ng bayan sa isang kabayo.
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On Hagia Sophia Again Becoming a Mosque

The American Spectator 24 Jul 2020
It was at this legendary hotel on the Grande Rue de Pera, ... There were those in Istanbul who objected to Whittemore’s restoration of the Hagia Sophia on religious grounds, but, as Charles King wrote in Midnight at the Pera Palace, ... The spider is a watchman in the palace of Khosrow.
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Quiz on places where famous authors wrote

Business Line 03 Jul 2020
6 Many authors have stayed at the luxurious Pera Palace Hotel, but the most famous of them was Agatha Christie, who used to frequent Room 411, which is now preserved in her name. The question is, in which city will you come across Pera Palace Hotel, and, for bonus points, which ...
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‘Gods of the Upper Air’ review: Renegade anthropologists

The Bryan Eagle 02 Oct 2019
Gods of the Upper Air” by Charles King; Doubleday (428 pages, $25). ——— ... King, a Georgetown University professor of international affairs and government, made his authorial reputation with well-researched, readable nonfiction. He likes to immerse in a particular place, such as “Odessa” or “Midnight at the Pera Palace,” a book about Istanbul ... ——— ... ....
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Exploring the White Russians’ legacy in Istanbul

EurasiaNet 16 Sep 2019
But fewer than 50 of their descendants remain, struggling to retain their culture and churches. A new book seeks to illuminate the enduring mark the migration left on the city. “Don’t Forget Me, My Russia ... Historian Charles King devotes a chapter of his 2014 book “Midnight at the Pera Palace” to the Russian refugees’ sojourn in the Ottoman capital.
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'Gods of the Upper Air' review: Renegade anthropologists

Newsday 10 Sep 2019
GODS OF THE UPPER AIR by Charles King (Doubleday, 428 pp. $25) ... King, a Georgetown University professor of international affairs and government, made his authorial reputation with well-researched, readable nonfiction. He likes to immerse in a particular place, such as “Odessa” or “Midnight at the Pera Palace,” a book about Istanbul ... ....
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A Turkish village shaped by pottery

Business Line 14 Jun 2019
It is the onset of spring in Turkey. The sun is out but the wind is still nippy. My flight has landed in Cappadocia’s Kayseri Erkilet Airport on time, but my destination — the pottery village of Avanos — is at least an hour away by road ... Also read.. https.//www.thehindubusinessline.com/blink/takeaway/pera-palace/article24230458.ece ... ....
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Palace to teachers on wage hike: Be patient

Inquirer 04 Jun 2019
"That is why we appeal to our teachers that since this is the huge amount, medyo haba-habaan niyo muna ang pasensya, talagang mag-hahanap tayo ng pera para sa inyo," Panelo said in a Palace briefing. Panelo said on Monday that Duterte was "working" on their salary increase as he orde... .
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