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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Turkish novelist Aslı Erdoğan received Erich Maria Remarque Peace Prize in the German city of Osnabrück on Sept. 22.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The New Sultan: Erdoğan and the Crisis of Modern Turkey’ by Soner Çağaptay (IB Tauris, 240 pages, $25)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘No Road to Paradise’ by Hassan Daoud, translated by Marilyn Booth (AUC Press/Hoopoe, 304 pages, $18)
Cenk Özbay, an associate professor at Sabancı University, speaks to HDN about his book ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’
Journalist Suzy Hansen discusses her work in Turkey and her new book ‘Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World,’ critically examining the US’ global role from the perspective of working 10 years overseas
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Queering Sexualities in Turkey: Gay Men, Male Prostitutes and the City’ by Cenk Özbay (IB Tauris, 194 pages, £64)
FOLDED CORNER: ‘Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World’ by Suzy Hansen (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 277 pages, $26)
Şerif Mardin, a well-known Turkish sociologist and political scientist, passed away aged 90 on Sept. 6 in Istanbul.
Muzaffer İzgü, a leading writer of children’s books and works of humor, died at the age of 84 on Aug. 26 after a battle with cancer.