Book List in Order: 3 titles

  • "Praise for Esmahan Aykol:Kati could be the love child of Miss Marple and NPR''s Andrei Codrescu. It doesn''t matter who done it. What matters is that Aykol uses the genre to tell us more about the world than we''re used to.""-Newsday""An offbeat ama...


  • Kati Hirschel, the owner of Istanbul's only mystery bookstore, is fed up. It all started when her lover Selim insisted that she behave like the Turkish wife of a respectable lawyer. Looking demure and making witty small talk were the only requirement...


  • "What matters is that [Esmahan] Aykol uses the genre to tell us a little more about the world than we’re used to hearing from more commercial writers."—Newsday"A wonderful novel about Istanbul. The Turkish way of life, prejudices, men, politics, c...