Ece Temelkuran is an award-winning Turkish novelist, a political thinker, and a public speaker whose work has appeared among several international media outlets. She won the Edinburgh International Book Festival First Book award for her novel Women Who Blow On Knots and the Ambassador Of New Europe Award for her book Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed books How to Lose a Country and Together: A Manifesto Against the Heartless World. She is on the advisory board of Progressive International and Democracy Next.
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