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‘Aylin’ by Ayşe Kulin

‘Aylin’ by Ayşe Kulin

FOLDED CORNER - ‘Aylin’ by Ayşe Kulin, translated by Dara Çolakoğlu (Amazon Crossing, 267 pages, $25)

Comment(s)12/3/2015

INTERVIEW: Markus Dressler on the formation of modern Turkish Alevism

INTERVIEW: Markus Dressler on the formation of modern Turkish Alevism

As Turkey’s government mulls a fresh ‘Alevi opening,’ author Markus Dressler discusses his book on how the modern concept of Alevism was formed little over a century ago

Comment(s)11/28/2015

Veteran journalist Hasan Pulur buried in Istanbul

Veteran journalist Hasan Pulur buried in Istanbul

Veteran Turkish journalist Hasan Pulur has laid to rest in Istanbul following a funeral in Istanbul that drew a large number of journalists and lawmakers

Comment(s)12/1/2015

The modern making of Turkish Alevi Islam

The modern making of Turkish Alevi Islam

FOLDED CORNER - ‘Writing Religion: The Making of Turkish Alevi Islam’ by Markus Dressler (Oxford University Press, 345 pages, $69)

Comment(s)11/26/2015

Veteran journalist Hasan Pulur dies at 83

Veteran journalist Hasan Pulur dies at 83

Prominent journalist and columnist Hasan Pulur, who passed away on Nov. 29 at the age of 83, will be laid to rest in Istanbul on Dec. 1 after an official ceremony

Comment(s)11/30/2015

The puzzle of non-Western democracy

The puzzle of non-Western democracy

FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Puzzle of Non-Western Democracy’ by Richard Youngs (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 213 pages, $20)

Comment(s)11/19/2015

Artist's comic book revives 1980s Turkey

Artist's comic book revives 1980s Turkey

‘Dare to Disappoint: Growing Up in Turkey,’ a graphic novel in English about a Turkish woman’s childhood, has gone to number one in online bookseller Amazon’s young-adult category. Özge Samancı’s book is geared toward people who are unaware of Turkey’s history

Comment(s)11/28/2015

Murakami wins Danish literature prize

Murakami wins Danish literature prize

Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami on Nov. 17 won Denmark’s top literary award, the Hans Christian Andersen Prize, following in the footsteps of such writers as J.K. Rowling and Salman Rushdie

Comment(s)11/18/2015

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