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On request or for donation, the Turkish National Library sends thousands of books abroad every year, with the number of books and countries having increased threefold in 2014
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey’ by Ryan Gingeras (Oxford University Press, 290 pages, £65)
Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami has started offering opinions and advice on queries from fans in an online agony uncle column, kicking things off by revealing his fears over hate speech and his own failing eyesight.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘The Last Tram’ by Nedim Gürsel, translated by Ruth Whitehouse (Comma Press, $15, 184 pages)
Doctors say the condition of the 92-year-old author is critical and his symptoms suggest pneumonia
More than 561 million copies of books were published in Turkey last year, according to a recently released report from the Turkish Publishers' Union. The figure equaled over seven books for every citizen of the country.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey’s New Foreign Policy: Davutoğlu, the AKP and the Pursuit of Regional Order’ by Aaron Stein (Routledge, 105 pages, $42)
Britain's best-selling newspaper The Sun has quietly dropped photos of topless women from page 3, ending a controversial tradition that has lasted decades in a move hailed by feminist campaigners.
A new book by HDN writer Niki Gamm has been published by Çitlembik Publications. Titled “White Plume,” the book describes the story of 12-year-old Charles Henby.
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