Shafak, Elif

About Elif Shafak

Biography (Homepage)



Waheed, Mirza. "10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak Review." The Guardian, 12 Jun. 2019

Philips, Julia. "After Her Heart Stops Beating, a Woman Continues to Think." The New York Times, 16 Dec. 2019



Tamaki, Jullian. "The Turkish Novelist Elif Shafak Wants You to Read More Women." The New York Times, 26 Dec. 2019



Nevin Faden, Gürbüz. "The Perception of Multicultural Identity in Elif Shafak's Honour." Journal of International Social Research, vol. 12, no. 62, Feb. 2019

Alissa, Simon. "Mythology, Taboo and Cultural Identity in Elif Shafak's The Bastard of Istanbul." Postcolonialst, vol. 2, no. 2, Jan. 2015




How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division (2020)

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World (2019)

Three Daughters of Eve (2016)

The Architect's Apprentice (2013)

Honor (2011)

The Bastard of Istanbul (2010)

The Gaze (2010)

The Saint of Incipient Insanities (2010)

The Flea Palace (2009)

The Forty Rules of Love (2009)

Black Milk (2007)

The Happiness of Blond People (1970)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Elif Shafak Talks About the Resistance of Art. YouTube, 8 Oct. 2019