Prestigious literature award goes to Yankaya
PARIS - Anadolu AgencyThis year the Turkish French Literature award has been given to author Dilek Yankaya.
According to the announcement made by award committee president Kenize Murad, Yankaya received the award for her academic research book, “La Nouvelle Bourgeoisie Islamique, le Model Turc” (The New Islamic Bourgeoisie and the Turkish Model).
The award will be given on Nov. 12 by thesis professor Nilüfer Göle and the editor of the book Gilles Kepel.
Last year, Nedim Gürsel received the prestigious French award, the “Prix Méditérranée,” for his book “The Devil, the Angel, and the Communist” (Şeytan, Melek ve Komünist). The award is given to a work of a writer from the Mediterranean basin.