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As İlkyaz, in our three year publishing life, we’ve been able to bring to light and unite over 300 young writers, reaching nearly 7thousand readers on average a month, translating our main pieces to English so the world has a window into young literature of Turkey. If you haven’t yet had a chance to read, …

For our new issue, we reached out to Barbaros Altuğ. Here are his reading suggestions for young writers. 1. Truman Capote-Breakfast at Tiffany’s “The classic which introduced us to Truman Capote and to the most cult characters of literature; Holly Golightly.”  2. Alejandro Zambra-Bonzai “Just like the bonsai tree, this book also is small but …

Source: 60 Minutes CBS, Jon Wertheim, 26 December 2022 We’re 40 days away from the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, games that come wreathed in controversy. To many, China is a problematic host, given the country’s human rights abuses and hard authoritarian turn. One of the loudest voices condemning China is not a voice at …

Is humanity destined for a futuristic utopia? Or are we heading blindly towards life in a nightmarish surveillance state? Both scenarios still seem possible as increased digitalization is turning us into a fully networked society. The Internet is in the process of infiltrating all aspects of human life. “Reformed techno-utopian” and filmmaker Brett Gaylor ventures …

Source: The New York Times, Patrick Kingsley On social media, Refaat Alareer rages against Israel. In the lecture hall, he studiously analyzes the work of some of its leading poets — and surprises some of his students.   GAZA CITY — Forty-five minutes into his first seminar of the morning, a Palestinian professor at Islamic …