Saturday, September 23, 2006

Turkish Novelist Elif Shafak

Link to news on the 34 year old Turkish writer who was acquitted of charges of insulting Turkishness in one of her novels, The Bastard of Istanbul.

According to this article, Elif Shafak is a Turkish citizen, born in France and raised in Spain. She studied political science in Turkey and has held teaching positions in the United Kingdom, Turkey, and the United States.

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