September 05, 2011

Multi-author Book on Istanbul Explores the City


A new book titled “Istanbul in World Literature,” once again reveals how Istanbul has attracted thousands of world-renowned writers through the years.


The book, which is published by the Library and Publishing General Management Foundation, reveals the cultural heritage of Istanbul while also presenting the comments and writings of writers who visited Istanbul and wrote about the city.

 The book further serves as a scholarly text as academics write about their own thoughts about the writings of famous writers, such as Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Ernest Hemingway and Gerard De Nerval. Articles in the book feature texts about Istanbul and the city’s cultural heritage, as well as articles outlining how it was damaged and ruined during years of war.

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