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FOLDED CORNER - ‘Sectarianization: Mapping the New Politics of the Middle East’ edited by Nader Hashemi and Danny Postel (Hurst, 384 pages, £20)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe’ by Kapka Kassabova (Granta, 379 pages, £15)
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Age of Anger: A History of the Present’ by Pankaj Mishra (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 416 pages, $27 )
A one-day symposium titled “Translating Ahmet Ümit into Foreign Languages” will be held on April 7 at Okan University’s Beyoğlu campus. The symposium will be attended by 11 translators from various countries.
Basharat Peet speaks to HDN about ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen,’ his new book drawing parallels between Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s Turkey and Narendra Modi’s India
Iran’s Culture and Islamic Guidance Ministry has given permission for the publication of “Madonna in a Fur Coat” (Kürk Mantolu Madonna), a 1943 work by celebrated Turkish author Sabahattin Ali, on the condition that the verb “kiss” be removed from the book, daily Hürriyet has reported
FOLDED CORNER - ‘A Question of Order: India, Turkey, and the Return of Strongmen’ by Basharat Peer (Columbia Global Reports, 160 pages, $13)
Bob Dylan accepted the Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm on April 1. The ceremony was attended by 12 academy members.
FOLDED CORNER - ‘Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy’ by Ece Temelkuran, translated by Zeynep Beler (Zed Books, 300 pages, $19)