Orhan Pamuk

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 Anne Enright’s ‘The Green Road’ is the only Irish book on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist. Photograph: Alan Betson

A lone Irish writer and one previous winner are among the 10 contenders battling, politely, for the International Dublin Literary Award. This year’s s(...)

Sabahattin Ali: overlooked novel resonated with new generation in Turkey.   Photograph Filiz Ali

It all happened a long time ago, in 1948, yet Filiz Ali has never forgotten the day two journalists appeared at her school to tell her that her father(...)

Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a referendum campaign rally in the southeastern city of Kahramanmaras. Photograph: Yasin Bulbul/AFP/Getty Images

Turkish celebrities enjoy the same level of obsession and scrutiny as in most other countries, but now many are wading into politics ahead of a deeply(...)

The golden hour as the sun descends over Istanbul. Photograph: Getty Images

In 2010, Istanbul was European Capital of Culture. After even a brief visit, you’d be forgiven for thinking that was about 2,000 years overdue. Ind(...)

Roddy Doyle signed the appeal, which will be carried in 27 newspapers worldwide

Five Nobel literature laureates are among 560 international writers who today have put their names to an appeal, “A stand for democracy in the digital(...)

New habits: there are many ways, and places, in which to read an ebook. Photograph: Will Ireland/Future Publishing via Getty Images

I was a late convert to ebooks, seduced only by necessity: the birth of a child, which made the prospect of a backlit screen that I could manipulate s(...)