by Nagihan Haliloğlu

The Parasite – Ferenc Barnás

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About 50 pages into Ferenc Barnás’s The Parasite I settled myself down for a ride that I thought would be like one of Thomas Bernhard’s, but darker, and more oblique

Car Park Life – Gareth E. Rees

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The account of people claiming public space, although these car parks may be far from the standard health and safety regulations, starts to sound heroic in a country where most land is owned by the landed gentry and public spaces and buildings are continuously being marked for “development.”

Mirrorlands: Russia, China, and the Journeys in Between – Ed Pulford

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Pulford’s persona in this book, like all other Englishmen interested in Russia, is Anthony Burgess manqué.

Letter From Balat

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Transcending beards and time in Istanbul’s suddenly hip neighborhood.