We reached out to the renowned author and English PEN director Philippe Sands for our new issue. He kindly prepare a list for young writers, based on tthe theme of “justice.”

1. RIAN MALAN – My Traitor’s Heart

“A powerful memoir about race and racism set in apartheid-era South Africa, fearsomely honest and engaging.”

 

2. KAFKA – THE TRIAL

“A novel that is said to be about the ‘rule of law’ and fair process but which is ion fact about life, an exploration about feelings of guilt and imagination, and their relationship to memory and truth.”

3. HISHAM MATAR – THE RETURN

“The writer’s search for his father, a Libyan diplomat who was abducted and disappeared by the Gaddafi regime. An extraordinary and gripping accoiunt, deeply personal.”

4. SHENAZ PATEL – THE SILENCE OF CHAGOS

“Every inhabitant of Diego Garcia is given a single hour to pack a lifetime of belongings as they are removed from their homes to create a new British colony in the Indian Ocean. There is hope in this captivating novel.”

 

 5. AHMET ALTAN– I WILL NEVER SEE THE WORLD AGAIN

“My friend’s memoir about injustice and imprisonment, written from his cell at Slivi. An instant classic.”

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Ali Galip Yener/22.01.2015 Goethe Faust’ta “Kâğıt, kutsal bir pınardır değil mi / Bir içimi susuzluğu gideren sonsuzca / Gideremedin demektir susuzluğunu, / Senin özünden fışkırmıyorsa bu pınar.” der. Goethe’den yaptığım alıntı bağlamında şunu yazının hemen başında söylemek isterim. Şiir ve şiir eleştirisi üzerine düşünürken tinsel dünyanın verilerinden ve ilahi hakikat kavramından dolaysızca faydalanmak, referansları tespit ederken …

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