An International Literature Showcase

Elif Shafak’s ten exciting women writers in the UK

Elif Shafak portrait credit_Fethi_Karaduman (20)“Bold. Compelling. Vital. At a time when the world is changing with a bewildering speed, and we are constantly bombarded with information and misinformation, stop what you are doing, find a quiet corner and read these amazing writers. Their words will renew your faith in humanity, connect you with the parts of yourself that you might have neglected for so long, and perhaps, also, show you a new way.”

Elif Shafak is an award-winning novelist and the most widely read female writer in Turkey. She is also a women’s rights activist and an inspirational public intellectual and speaker.

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