Summary: When the feared sultan of the mid-16th-century Ottoman Empire issues a chess tournament challenge to European royals, a young Elizabeth I accompanies England's champion, only to witness a brutal murder amid dangerous court machinations.
Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2015
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Reilly 2015
Summary: "At the heart of the Ottoman Empire, in the main square of Constantinople, a niche is carved into ancient stone. Here, the sultan displays the severed heads of his adversaries. People flock to see the latest head and gossip about the state of the empire: the province of Albania is demanding independence again, and the niche awaits a new trophy... Tundj Hata, the imperial courier, is charged...
Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KAD
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
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SHA
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHA
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Forge 2019
Copies Available at Kingsley1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KHO
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC KHO
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