by Helen Stuhr-Rommereim

Travelogue: Mark My Words


In the second essay of her travelogue trilogy about reading Turkish novels in Istanbul, Helen Stuhr-Rommereim discovers black magic and cultural collision in Letife Tekin’s DEAR SHAMELESS DEATH.

Travelogue: Making Ends Meet


In the first of a trilogy of essays about reading Turkish literature in Istanbul, Helen Stuhr-Rommereim takes Ahmet Hamdi Tanpinar’s novel A MIND AT PEACE as her travel guide through the city.