The Yogurt Man Cometh:
Tales of an American Teacher in
When I first read Kevin
Revolinski's wonderful memoir, The
Yogurt Man Cometh: Tales of an American
Teacher in Turkey, I burst
out laughing. It was so much like
my own experiences in Turkey that I wondered
if I had an alter ego. Part travelogue,
part memoir, The
Yogurt Man Cometh is
the story of the author's
year-long adventure as an English
teacher in Turkey, with all of
its ups and downs and constant
and Star: Turkey Between Two
As the New York Times bureau chief in Turkey,
Stephen Kinzer gathered good information and background
for this examination of present-day Turkey's political
and social situation, and for his speculations about
the country's future. More...
Kemalists: Islamic Revival and
the Fate of Secular Turkey,
by Muammer Kaylan
You can imagine that the former editor-in-chief of Hürriyet, Turkey's
major newspaper, would know modern Turkey, and Mr
Muammer Kaylan certainly does. More...
Changing Turkey: Challenges to
Europe and the United States, by
For most of the time I've been involved with Turkey,
it was the West's bulwark against the Soviet Union.
After the collapse of Soviet power, the resurgence
of Islam, and the election of Islamist-led governments
in Turkey, where do we stand? Read this book to find
Handbook for Living in Turkey
My friend, former-coauthor and TTP colleague Pat
Yale has written the definitive book for those
intending to buy a house and live in Turkey.
It answers all the questions: buying, restoring, finding
and directing workers, buying furnishings, gaining
legal residency, opening a bank account, etc. More...