Issue 125: Turkey

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125 Turkey

‘Trace Elements’ an exclusive interview with artist Tracey Emin, Orhan Pamuk’s opening speech at the 2008 Frankfurt Book Fair and new writing from a host of Turkish authors.

Read Telling Tales: Harem Literature from East to West by Reina Lewis

FICTION

Deceptions – Keith Aitchison, My Big Sister – Cemil Kavukçu, translated by Amy Spangler, Letters to the Parishioners – Martin Goodman, Many and Many a Year Ago – Selçuk Altun, translated by Clifford and Selhan Savcigil-Endres, Who Are We Running Away From? – Perihan Magden, translated by Kenneth Dakan

POETRY

Enis Batur, translated by Clifford and Selhan Endres, Cevat Çapan, translated by Ruth Christie

ARTICLES

Frankfurt Book Fair 2008 Opening Speech – Orhan Pamuk, translated by Maureen Freely, Trace Elements: Tracey Emin Interview by Jennie Renton, Telling Tales: Harem Literature from East to West – Reina Lewis, Alamanci – Will Brady, Turkish Language Reform: The Scottish Connection – Chris Ferrard

PHOTOGRAPHS

Istanbullu- Alp Sime

REVIEWS

Hannah Adcock, Ross Alloway, Jenni Calder, Sria Chatterjee, Alasdair Gillon, Andy Gloege, Stephen Lackaye, Michael Lister, Matt McGuire, James McKenzie, Faith Pullin, Jane Roberts, Mona Siddiqui, Ian Stephen, Sebnem Susam-Sarajeva

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