Translations from Turkish Literature and Literary Awards

From the article… Last year was witness to an important event for the Turkish literary world — Turkey was the Guest of Honour at the Frankfurt Book Fair. A special committee representing both publishers and the Ministry of Culture was established in order to organise the event. It was a great...

Literary Awards

For Turkish literature the most important prize of last year was undoubtedly The Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Orhan Pamuk. The Swedish Academy said of Pamuk ‘who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures’....