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Pinar Ciftci

Ciftci is a journalist and actor.

Confined by their own family

Tara Westover, Katy Morgan-Davies: Educated / The Girl In the Shadows
TRAPPED: In two autobiographies, we get to know Tara Westover and Katy Morgan-Davies, respectively, who were both brainwashed, manipulated, abused and held captive by their own family – until they finally manage to escape.

A tribute to the strong immigrant mothers

Shazia Majid: Out of the shadows
CONTEMPORARY HISTORY: Out of the Shadows tells of the harsh equality struggle for immigrant mothers who followed their husbands to Norway in the hope of a better life, but who were met with xenophobia, racism and prejudice.

Bone women's fight in a male-dominated industry

Jill Abramson: Merchants of Truth – The Business of News and the Fight for Facts Author
DISCRIMINATION: Jill Abramson gives the unmasked truth about how female journalists are subjected to sexism in some of America's largest newspaper houses.

The hopeful spring

Ali Smith: Running
YOUTH: Ali Smith continues its season quartet with Spring – a political and unconventional novel that gets you out of winter hibernation.

Joyful journey in the world of art

Chris Kraus: Social Practices
ARTIST LIFE: In Social Practices, Chris Kraus portrays the lives of various artists in a subtle collage of autobiographical texts. The book is about her self as much as the artists portrayed.

Fiction or reality?

Lisa Halliday: Asymmetry
SEX: Asymmetry highlights stories about gender roles, nationality and power and gives us an unforgettable asymmetrical experience, in both form and content.

To fill the void

Jeannette Fischer: Psychoanalyst meets Marina Abramović
PERFORMANCE: Is it possible to get acquainted with the art of Marina Abramović at a psychoanalytic level, where childhood and parents have played a crucial role?

Nostalgic outsiders

Three female documentary photographers – Lisette Model, Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin – exhibit their contemporary photographs of the imperfections of marginalized and ordinary people.

Women's collective anger

Rebecca Traister: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger Simon & Schuster, USA
#METOO: Good and Mad encourages women to show their minds so that together we can create revolution and rule the patriarchy.