‘Ziyaret Tepe’ wins prestigious award

The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) names Cornucopia title 
‘Best Book of the Year’

By Roger Williams | January 13, 2019


Cornucopia Books has taken its place in publishing history by winning the 2019 Felicia A. Holton Book Award, the top award from the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Society for Classical Studies. Described as a ‘major work of nonfiction, representing the importance and excitement of archaeology to the...
Posted in Archaeology, Books

The secret of the Hill Cocktail

Now that was a party. The Freelys and Cornucopia celebrated the launch Stamboul Ghosts with a time-bomb of a cocktail…

By Maureen Freely | December 7, 2018


They were serious romantics, the adults who brought me up. They came to Robert College in the decades after the Second World War not just to teach, but to explore Istanbul, forgotten by the world in those days, and to them a revelation. They took us children with them on...
Posted in Books, Culinary Arts

In the grand Italian manner

A new book on the extraordinary story of the great Italian architects of late-Ottoman Istanbul

By Monica Fritz | May 13, 2018


I was first introduced to Turkey on a road trip with Paolo Girardelli back in 1993. Starting from Rome we drove to Istanbul and took the famous Truva ferry to Trabzon in quest of abandoned Georgian churches. Together with other excited friends we climbed the hills and trekked through tea...
Posted in Architecture, Books

Praise for The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse

By Cornucopia | March 11, 2018


Congratulations to Patricia Daunt. The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse and other inside stories from a vanishing Turkey has gathered two more glowing reviews from writers impressed by the author’s rare combination of passion and precision. Patricia Daunt has spent ‘most of a lifetime exploring Turkey – as walker, rider, knower of...
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