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Elif Shafak

Weekend Roundup: A New 'Nationalist International' Challenges The Old Globalization

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.27.2017 | Home
Nathan Gardels

No sooner did “the party of Davos” ― as top White House aide Stephen Bannon calls the global elite ― end its annual conclave in the Swiss Alps...

The Rise Of Europe’s Far-Right Is 'A Wake-Up Call’ For Democracy, Says Turkish Novelist

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home

Elif Shafak is a celebrated novelist who lives in London and Istanbul. Her books include The Forty Rules of Love, Three Daughters of Eve and The Archi...

Turkey's Coup Is A Nail In The Coffin Of Democracy, Says Top Turkish Novelist

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.22.2016 | Home

Elif Shafak is a Turkish novelist and essayist whose celebrated works include The Bastard of Istanbul and The Architect’s Apprentice. The WorldPost ...

Elif Shafak: Turkey Is 'Sliding Backwards'

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 03.11.2016 | Home

Elif Shafak is a Turkish novelist and essayist whose celebrated works include "The Bastard of Istanbul" and "The Architect's Apprentice." The WorldPos...

Elif Shafak: The Situation In Turkey Today Is 'Very Scary'

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 10.14.2015 | Home

Elif Shafak is a Turkish novelist and essayist whose celebrated works include “The Bastard of Istanbul" and "The Architect's Apprentice." The WorldP...

At Lunch With Carey Mulligan and Matthias Schoenaerts

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

La Grenouille experienced a British invasion yesterday for a lunch celebrating the film Far From the Madding Crowd, based on Thomas Hardy's beloved 19th century novel.

Film Review: Just Like Us

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 08.01.2011 | Entertainment
Joseph Smigelski

Ahmed takes us on a whirlwind tour of the comedy club circuit from Dubai to Beirut to Riyadh to Cairo. The movie is funny, enlightening, and I'll bet quite surprising to a Western audience.