She is a gift to me ~ her book is a gift to all of you who will have the pleasure of reading her words.
The book is full of small, heartwarming anecdotes about her loved ones with many, many details and colorful descriptions about landscapes, people and culture.
Nuray Aykin opens her private letter to her son, sharing a life's worth of adventure and insights with us in this direct, heart-felt memoir.
I read Nuray Aykin's beautiful memoir in one sitting. "Pomegranates and Grapes" adds to the growing body of literature illuminating one of the world's most fascinating, beautiful... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Joy E. Stocke-young
In the book "Pomegranates and Grapes. Landscapes from My Childhood", Nuray Aykin describes her life story as a letter for her son. Read morePublished on August 12, 2012 by Helmut Degen
I have known Nuray Aykin since she was in Graduate School at University at Buffalo, so this was a special book for me. Read morePublished on July 12, 2012 by Colin Drury
Pomegranates and Grapes: Landscapes From My Childhood is a book of memoirs but they are written as a diary to the author's son. Read morePublished on June 7, 2012 by V. Vitale
Hi all, I (and my Book Club) chose this book because the author is local. I did enjoy and especially liked the "landscapes". Read morePublished on May 15, 2012 by Mary Hand
Aykin portrays the making of the American Dream so masterfully and vividly that any immigrant, no matter what country of origin, will find her story as if it was their own.Published on May 13, 2012 by Uyar
Nuray's story is so close to many of us. We can all relate to the relationship she has with her son. Read morePublished on May 11, 2012 by Erin Kosar