Topic: Turkish Literature

Emrah Serbes. Photo: Iletisim Yayinlari

Portrait of the Turkish writer Emrah Serbes

"Politics is made on the street by the people"

Cover of the book Alev Cukurkavakli by Sabahattin Ali

Sabahattin Ali's novel "Yusuf"

A modern-day Odysseus

Elif Shafak (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with Elif Shafak

"There is a lack of democratic culture in Turkey"

A woman photographs one of Istanbul's new rainbow steps (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Art and protest in Turkey

Poking fun at the sultan

Zülfü Livaneli (photo: Bongarts/Getty Images)

"Serenade" by Zülfü Livaneli

Turkish Plea for Tolerance

Pinar Selek (photo: F. Florin/AFP/Getty Images)

Interview with Pinar Selek

''I Can Feel a Huge Amount of Solidarity''

Marianne Salzmann and Deniz Utlu (photo: Martina Prießner)

Post-Migrant Literature in Germany

''The time has come to speak out very, very loudly''

Oya Baydar (photo: dpa)

Interview with the Turkish writer Oya Baydar

''Turkey is a country of miracles''

Orhan Pamuk in his “Museum of Innocence” (photo: © Museum of Innocence)

Interview with Orhan Pamuk

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''The Museum of Innocence'' – A Declaration of Love to the City of Istanbul

Protest against AKP in Istanbul (photo: AP)

Turkish Cultural Policy

Continuity and Change

Elif Shafak (photo: private copyright)

Interview with Elif Shafak

"In Turkey, a Novel Is a Public Statement"

Orhan Pamuk (photo: AP)

Orhan Pamuk

Bestselling Author and Avantgarde Writer

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