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Khoury, Raymond

Summary: "Istanbul, 1683: Mehmed IV, sultan of the Ottoman Empire, is preparing to lay siege to Vienna, capital of the Holy Roman Empire, when a mysterious visitor arrives in his bedroom--naked, covered in strange tattoos--to deliver a dangerous, world-changing message. Paris, 2017: Ottoman flags have been flying over the great city for three hundred years, ever since its fall--along with all of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KHO

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Goodwin, Jason

Summary: When the Ottoman Empire of 1836 is shattered by a wave of political murders that threatens to upset the balance of power, eunuch intelligence agent Yashim Togalu conducts an investigation into clues within the empire's once-elite military forces.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2006

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Goodwin, Jason

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

White, Kiersten

Summary: Lada Dracul seeks her younger brother Radu's help in securing the Wallachian throne, but their father, Sultan Mehmed, has sent him to sabotage Constantinople.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION WHI

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC WHI

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White, Kiersten

Summary: To build the country she wants, Lada, the brutal ruler of Wallachia, must destroy everything that came before, including her relationships with brother Radu and former love Mehmed, Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2018

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Goodwin, Jason

Summary: Sent to investigate rumors that a stolen art masterpiece has resurfaced in Venice, eunuch detective Yashim delegates negotiations for the work's return to Polish ambassador Palewski, in an unexpectedly dangerous case with ties to the alluring Contessa d'Aspi d'Istria.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GOO

Goodwin, Jason

Summary: In 1840, after hearing rumors that a long-lost Bellini painting has resurfaced in Venice, Sultan Abdulmecid tasks Yashim, his most trusted detective, with discovering the masterpiece's whereabouts. Once in Italy, Yashim collaborates with Palewski, his friend in the Polish consulate, to infiltrate the Venice underworld and locate the missing painting. Now, Yashim must solve the Bellini mystery...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD M GOO

Shafak, Elif

Summary: "From the acclaimed author of The Bastard of Istanbul, a colorful, magical tale set during the height of the Ottoman Empire In her latest novel, Turkey's preeminent female writer spins an epic tale spanning nearly a century in the life of the Ottoman Empire. In 1540, twelve-year-old Jahan arrives in Istanbul. As an animal tamer in the sultan's menagerie, he looks after the exceptionally smart...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Pamuk, Orhan

Summary: Since his boyhood in a poor village in Central Anatolia, Mevlut Karataş has fantasized about what his life would become. Not getting as far in school as he’d hoped, at the age of twelve he comes to Istanbul—“the center of the world”—and is immediately enthralled by both the old city that is disappearing and the new one that is fast being built. He follows his father’s trade, selling boza (a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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Rufin, Jean-Christophe.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUF

Shafak, Elif

Summary: In 1540, twelve-year-old Jahan arrives in Isanbul. As an animal tamer in the sultan's menagerie, he looks after the exceptionally smart elephant Chota and befriends (and falls for) the sultan's beautiful daughter, Princess Mihrimah. A palace education leads Jahan to Mimar Sinan, the empire's chief architect, who takes Jahan under his wing as they construct (with Chota's help) some of the most...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Levin, Yuval.

Summary: "In The Great Debate Yuval Levin explores the origins of the familiar left/right divide in American politics by examining the views of the men who best represent each side of that debate: Edmund Burke and Thomas Paine. In a groundbreaking exploration of the origins of our political order, Levin shows that our political divide did not originate (as many historians argue) in the French...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 320.5 LEV

Vryonis, Speros

Summary: "On the night of September 6-7, 1955, the Greek community of Istanbul was violently struck throughout the expanse of Turkey's most important metropolis. Within hours, businesses, homes, and even the churches of the Greeks were in ruins, with the British press calculating the damage at $100 million. It was the beginning of the end for the ethnic descendants of the city's founders, who had...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greekworks.com 1967

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 949.61 VRY

Perry, Anne.

Summary: Arriving in the ancient Byzantine city in the year 1273, Anna Zarides has only one mission: to prove the innocence of her twin brother, Justinian, who has been exiled to the desert for conspiring to kill Bessarion, a nobleman. Disguising herself as a eunuch named Anastasius, Anna moves freely about in society, using her skills as a physician to manoeuver close to the key players involved in her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PER

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Perry 2010

Cole, Brock.

Summary: In nineteenth-century New York City, when Pa brings home a young turkey in hopes of saving money on their Christmas dinner, his family faces all sorts of trouble--and expense--in their tiny apartment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2011

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1 available in Seasonal Juvenile Collection, Call number: JE COL

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1 available in Juvenile Holidays, Call number: JE COL

Beasley, Jerry C.

Contents: 1. Fiction in the 1740s: backgrounds, topics, strategies -- 2. Romance and the "new" novels of Richardson, Fielding, and Smollett -- 3. Fiction as contemporary history -- 4. Fiction as contemporary biography: tales of low life -- 5. Fiction as contemporary biography: records of spiritual life -- 6. "Novelistic" fiction in the 1740s -- 7. Fiction as artifice: the achievement of Henry Fielding.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Georgia Press 1982

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1 available in Nelson Room, Call number: NEL RM 823.5 BEA

Sava, Ayegül

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Summary: "After her mother's death, Nunu moves from Istanbul to a small apartment in Paris. One day outside of a bookstore, she meets M., an older British writer whose novels about Istanbul Nunu has always admired. They find themselves walking the streets of Paris and talking late into the night. What follows is an unusual friendship of eccentric correspondence and long walks around the city. M. is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2019

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Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: "From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Stardust, The Good German, and Los Alamos--a gripping tale of an American undercover agent in 1945 Istanbul who descends into the murky cat-and-mouse world of compromise and betrayal that will come to define theentire post-war era. A neutral capital straddling Europe and Asia, Istanbul has spent the war as a magnet for refugees and spies. Even American...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAN

Shafak, Elif

Summary: Peri, a wealthy Turkish woman, is on her way to a dinner party at a seaside mansion in Istanbul when a beggar snatches her handbag. Wrestling to get it back, a photograph falls to the ground-- an old polaroid of three young women and their university professor, a relic from the past. Over the evening, as Peri arrives at the party and navigates the tensions that simmer in this crossroads country...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA

Rosenberg, Jordy

Summary: Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard to tell a profound story about gender, love, and liberation. Recently jilted and increasingly unhinged, Dr. Voth throws himself into his work, obsessively researching the life of Jack Sheppard, a legendary eighteenth century thief. No one knows Jack's true...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2019

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Kanon, Joseph.

Summary: American businessman Leon Bauer is doing odd jobs for the Allies in 1945 Istanbul. When a routine assignment goes wrong, Leon is plunged into a web of intrigue and changing loyalties that leaves him no one to trust. Caught up in a deadly manhunt, Leon is faced with a crippling decision--how can he do the right thing when every choice would bring terrible consequences?

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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Palmer, Dexter Clarence

Summary: From the highly acclaimed author of Version Control: a stunning, powerfully evocative new novel based on a true story--in 1726 in the small town of Godalming, England, a young woman confounds the medical community by giving birth to dead rabbits. Surgeon John Howard is a rational man. His apprentice Zachary knows John is reluctant to believe anything that purports to exist outside the realm of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC PAL

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Summary: Early eighteenth-century England is at war with the French. A frail Queen Anne occupies the throne, and her friend Lady Sarah tends to her ill health. When a new servant Abigail arrives, Sarah takes her under her wing, and Abigail sees a chance at a return to her aristocratic roots. As the politics of war become time-consuming for Sarah, Abigail steps in to fill in as the Queen's companion....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2019

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAV

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Favourite 2019

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