Articles by James Tressler

May 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Life During War Time: A Self-Interview by James Tressler

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Out of Jail With Nazim Hikmet

April 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Revenge of the Magi

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Not-Exactly Lost Generation

March 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: How I Came To Edit A Turkish Newspaper

February 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Inside Voices

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Luminously Liminal

January 2017

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Obama’s Farewell

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Let There Be Darkness: A Reflection on the Politics of Time

December 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Reporting From Turkey: A Journalist’s Guide

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Lord of the Sky

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: A Post-Modern Christmas

November 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Immortality

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Why Trump Should Come To Turkey

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: America’s Opportunity

October 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Why Are Turks Sold On Trump?

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Farewell, Bagdat Caddesi

September 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The ‘Killer’ Umbrella Incident (Or, the Story of the Great Metrobus Crash)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: At the Aram Cafe

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Night Visitors

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Red Castle

August 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Pera Palace Hotel, Revisited

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Reflections on Crisis, Opportunity and Disaster

July 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: From Dawn to Dawn

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Ammunition

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Day After the Coup

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Night of the Coup

May 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Departure Point

April 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: On Expatentialism

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Art of Kaba

March 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: A Fable — Aesop and the Presidential Candidates

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: On ‘Learning to Live With Terror’

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: At the Emniyet (Or, Why Big, Beautiful Walls Will Never Work)

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Exile for Sale: The Trotsky House

February 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Trump Card

LETTER FROM PRAGUE: The Jesus Age

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Lost Coasts, Lost Peoples

January 2016

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: The Aegean

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Urban Refugees

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Lodos, Revisited

LETTER FROM AMERICA: Pittsburgh

LETTER FROM AMERICA: New York

December 2015

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Rebirth of a Salesman

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Witnessing History

November 2015

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Bad Days

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: After Paris

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: A Trip to a Turkish Barber

Remembering Mac McClary: Teacher, Quipster, Soft-Boiled Newspaperman

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Time Out of Mind

October 2015

LETTER FROM ISTANBUL: Scenes from the World’s Desire