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Ahmet Altan

Born in 1950, AHMET ALTAN became a journalist before publishing his first novel at age 27, Four Seasons of Autumn , which won the Grand Award of the Akademi Publishing House. His second novel, Trace on the Water , was banned due to obscenity and later published as Dangerous Tales , which sold over 200,000 copies. Like a Sword Wound , published in 1998, won the Yunus Nadi Novel Prize, its sales surpassing 500,000 copies. In 2009, along with Roberto Saviano, Altan was awarded the prestigious...See more