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Another wanderer in Istanbul makes me wonder how Evliya and James Baldwin would have gotten along

from the Washington Post, February 27, 2017 Middle East Fleeing anger in America, James Baldwin found solace in 1960s Turkey By Kareem Fahim February 27 at 5:00 AM American writer James Baldwin in Istanbul. (Sedat Pakay) ISTANBUL — There is no trace of James Baldwin in the four-story building where he lived for a time, […]
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Another Evliya fan: Edward White

Thanks to Caroline Finkel for forwarding this. Edward White captures Evliya’s spirit, while also in the tradition of Evliya, gets some facts wrong for the sake of storytelling. It’s a fun read. Boon Companion
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