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Oya Baydar

Biography

Oya Baydar was born in Istanbul in 1940. She published her first novel while still at high school, influenced by Françoise Sagan. It was published in a newspaper and also got her expelled. She studied sociology at Istanbul University and then worked at Hacettepe University as an assistant lecturer. She taught and became involved in politics, leaving her novel writing for a long while. She was arrested in 1972 for her left-wing political activities. She then published political articles and left for Germany after the 1980 coup. She returned to Turkey in 1992. She has written novels and many works of non-fiction

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Bibliography

1991 Elveda Alyoşa (story)
1992 Kedi Mektupları (novel)
1996 Türkiye Sendikacılık Ansiklopedisi
1998 Cumhuriyet’in Aile Albümleri
1998 Hiçbiryer’e Dönüş (novel)
1998 74 yilda değişen kent ve mimarlik
1999 75 yılda köylerden şehirlere
1999 75 yılda çarkları döndürenler
1999 75 yılda çarklardan chip’lere
2000 Sıcak Külleri Kaldı (novel)
2004 Erguvan Kapısı (novel)
2007 Kayıp Söz (The Lost Word) (novel)
2009 Çöplüğün Generali (novel)
2010 Savaş Çağı Umut Çağı (novel)
2011 Bir Dönem İki Kadın
2012 O Muhteşem Hayatınız (novel)
2014 Yetim kalacak küçük şeyler (novel)
2015 Erguvan Kapısı (novel)
2016 Surönü Diyalogları (politics)
2018 Yolun sonundaki ev (novel)