THE DISCOMFORT I FEEL WHEN I READ “THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING”

Rijneveld's book cover in English I began to read The Discomfort of Evening by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld, a debut novel that made its author gain the title of "The Youngest Author Winning The 2020 International Booker Prize". As I read it from its English translation I wondered about how it was written in writer’s own … Okumaya devam et THE DISCOMFORT I FEEL WHEN I READ “THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING”

ALLENDE UNWRAPPED

When I was a little girl the singers, the writers and the actors/actresses were untouchable. Noone could see them unless they are on TV or live at the stage. Noone was able to talk to them personally. So were the politicians… After the internet was invented, especially after Twitter, a new generation encountered “follow”ing people … Okumaya devam et ALLENDE UNWRAPPED

GOVERNMENT AGAINST THE PEOPLE

"The park is ours, and so the avenue..." "...and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth." November 19,1863, Abraham Lincoln, 16th president of the US, who led the United States through its greatest constitutional, military, and moral crises—the American Civil War—preserving the Union, abolishing slavery, … Okumaya devam et GOVERNMENT AGAINST THE PEOPLE

SiNH NHÂT*

*Happy birthday. Somebody, somewhere in Vietnam searched a  "Sinh Nhât" picture for her/his boy/girl-friend. You know we only mention the name of your country while talking about the war. The war after which American people, as always, showed themselves as the only victims. And made us forgot all about what they've done in the your … Okumaya devam et SiNH NHÂT*

I CAN HAIL THE WORLD BUT MAY I HEAL THE WORLD?

Здравстуйте Russian Federation! Hi United States! Hallo Deutschland! Hello United Kingdom! Selam Azarbeycan! Hello South Africa! Salam Saudi Arabia! Hello Switzerland! Hi Netherlands! Zdravo Serbia! Hola Mexico! Salut France! Hello & Salut Canada! Ciao İtaly! Hello Georgia! Hello Bosnia and Herzegovina! Hi Austria! Hello Bulgaria! Hello New Zeland! Selam Kıbrıs! Χαιρετισμός Greece! Hello Brazil! Salam … Okumaya devam et I CAN HAIL THE WORLD BUT MAY I HEAL THE WORLD?