The idea of wanting more comfort is significantly different than the obligation to start over. Anyone wanting a better career, more money, more luxury, and a better home may experience the first. However, if you dream of freedom in a land where darkness prevails even though the sun enlightens early in the morning, and you … Continue reading A CAT HAS THE ABILITY TO TEACH A HUMAN A LESSON
Annual celebration of PEN America's newest members and the work of PEN America members published in 2017.
An interview about Love After You Have Gone and death of freedom of expression in Turkey for Linda's Book Bag. Welcome to Linda’s Book Bag, Onder. Thank you so much for agreeing to answer some questions on my blog about your writing and Love After You Have Gone in particular. Firstly, please could you tell … Continue reading Hypocrisy is the name of the lovers’ executioner
"After earning a spot in this city’s prestigious mechanical engineering department, I was very pleased when I saw Ferda in my class. It was then when I felt proud of my success. After Hatice, it was the first time I‘d encountered a girl who put a smile on my face. After my devastating experience with … Continue reading There was a huge, bloody photograph that I needed to forget
"I had to pull myself together. Life before death was my right too, wasn’t it? Love after you have gone… Maybe that’s the reason. So I can forget about you and have a decent love; but no, I couldn’t. Once again, I couldn’t pull it off. Not that I couldn’t forget you. They just … Continue reading Finally! Love After You Have Gone is available now!
All dictators are professional liars. They have to lie to make their dictatorships permanent. And this is the first thing if you want to keep your life peaceful: Call the dictator a liar. (A scene from Alone In Berlin movie.)