There is a certain comradely beauty in the fact that we all are dealing with the same peril. Since we all talk about nothing but the pandemic the world somehow finally feels in sync.
Once you leave your home country, you are incurably ephemeral. The mind commands the body to live in half-formed places with transient conditions, for it secretly believes that allowing yourself the comfort of settling down will seal your destiny for
They have fought Isis with unparalleled bravery. But their fate lies in a power struggle between Putin, Trump and Erdoğan. In August 2014 Marie Claire published an unusual photo shoot. The women in the stylised images were not in fancy haute
Ten years ago, it was impossible to translate Turkey for the foreign audience. It wasn’t because we, the English speaking Turks, didn’t have the sufficient vocabulary but it was because what we went through politically simply did not make sense
A new book explores the complex background to Erdogan’s tightening grip on power. In 2017, in The Hague, the Russian novelist Mikhail Shishkin and I took to the stage to talk about rising authoritarianism. Projected on the giant screen behind