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Book review: Kaya Genç’s novel tells tale of the political journeys of younger Turks ahead and following Gezi Park protests
In 2013, millions took to the streets as part of the Gezi Park protests against the Erdogan government. But a brilliant new book argues that the roots of dissent go far deeper.
November 10, 2016
Lost in Istanbul: Orhan Pamuk and the onslaught of urbanisation
Like many cities, Istanbul has grown exponentially over the past 40 years and the novelist Orhan Pamuk has been a faithful chronicler of its transformation. David Lepeska reads his latest novel and reflects on man’s struggle to keep pace with urbanisation.
September 17, 2015
Book review: Aleksandar Hemon's latest story reflects on Eastern European immigrants who struggle with displacement in America
After four novels, Aleksandar Hemon's fifth book is non-fiction, but it still mines the same territory of Eastern European protagonists struggling with their new lives in America, writes David Lepeska
March 9, 2013
The American Spring: tumult that paved way for decades of conservatism
As Barack Obama prepares for his second inauguration, David Lepeska remembers what might be called the American Spring, when a bloody crackdown on the streets of Chicago laid the groundwork for today’s unequal states of America.
January 19, 2013