Turkish writer Buket Uzuner always knew that she wanted to become a writer. It was her mother who introduced her to the art of storytelling at a very early age, making up colourful tales about all dishes her daughter didn’t
BOOK REVIEW by Willard Manus I’ve been to Istanbul innumerable times and thought I knew something about the city and its inhabitants, but when I read I AM ISTANBUL by Buket Uzuner I realized how off the mark I was.
Today’s Zaman – 12.05.2013
Buket Uzuner had TEDx TALKS in February 2013. Her talk had an ironical title of: ‘I AM MY CHILDHOOD HERO’ ‘WHY we leave our chilhdhood heroes in the name of adulthood? What The Little Prince tells us?’
Where We Belong: A Conversation with Buket Uzuner and Amélie Nothomb March 14, 2012 | PEN American The transcript below is adapted from a conversation between Buket Uzuner and Amélie Nothomb that took place at the 2011 PEN World Voices
Buket Uzuner’s new novel which is a quartet will be published in March 2012. The novel is tittled as “THE ADVENTURES OF MISFIT DAPHNE SHAMAN /WATER BOOK” which is inspired from the four elements of Turkish Shamanism as Earth, Air