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Buket Uzuner

Buket Uzuner was born in Ankara in 1955. She has written numerous short stories, travelogues and novels. Her books have been on the Turkish national bestseller lists since 1992, and have been translated into eight languages. Uzuner won the Yunus Nadi Prize (1993) for her novel Balik Izlerinin Sesi (The Sound of Fishsteps), and her novel Kumral Ada Mavi Tuna (Mediterranean Waltz) was named the Best Novel of 1998 by the University of Istanbul. Her short story collection A Cup of Turkish Coffee ...See more