Salı, Ağustos 4 2020

READING SUGGESTIONS

In this section, we will be sharing 5 books monthly suggested to young writers by leading authors in Turkey and around the world.

For June, we reached out to İletişim Publishing research and analysis series editor Tanıl Bora. He prepared the following reading list for young readers. It’s a difficult decision to choose books and when you have to choose only five… To pave the way for myself, I will choose five books from the publishing company I …

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For May, we reached out to internationally renown Burmese writer PEN International board member and human rights activist Ma Thıda. She prepared the following reading list for young readers.   1. Shahriar Mandanipour / Censoring An Iranian Love Story “Dark humor and graphical design of this book are lovely matched.”   In his first novel to appear in …

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For April, we reached renown writer Murathan Mungan. He prepared, in his words, a “7×7” reading list for young readers, consisting of books that are a must for every library…  “The books I chose for you are gathered with respect to modern literature. I chose seven books which are, in my opinion, a must for …

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For March we reached out to renown writer, president emeritus of PEN South Africa and a member of the executive board of PEN International, Margie Orford to ask for his reading suggestions to young writers and why she picked them.     1. Chınua Achebe /Thıngs Fall Apart (1958) (a line from a poem by WB Yeats) (Nigerian) …

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For February we reached out to renown writer from Turkey and PEN International board member Burhan Sönmez to ask for his reading suggestions to young writers and why he picked them.   1. Elıas Canettı / Crowds and Power Original Title: Masse und Macht “A pıece of work almost lıke an encyclopedıa of lıfe. A rare book, …

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For January we reached out to renown German writer and international best-seller Nina George to ask for her reading suggestions to young writers and why she picked them.   5 books that made me a wrıter and a femınıst 1. Margaret Atwood / The Handmaıd’s Tale  “To understand how a socıety can faıl. And what sısterhood really …

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For December, we reached out renown author Özgür Mumcu to ask for his reading suggestions to young writers and why he picked them… 1. Kemal Tahir / Kurt Kanunu -To grasp the cruelty of power games. Not Available in Other Languages       2. Elıas Canettı /Auto Da Fé Original Title: Die Blendung -To …

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