Distant and close thoughts from youngsters on “books” and “reading”, by Mine Soysal, the courageous writer of young adult issues !
The book covers thirteen short stories each of which gives voice to the problems, the desires, and sometimes silent, sometimes hearable screams of young adults who are trying to exist in the vastly different geographies, social environments and income groups of Turkey. The multi-layered themes of stories vary from domestic violence to disability, from addiction to first love, from mourning to brotherhood depict the different aspects of youth in Turkey.
The stories in the book are:
No One At Home, Pink (Pembe) Ordeal, The Apprentice, Well Done, In The Room, Azad (Liberty), My Apricot, Four Walls, The Neighbor, Revenge, The Return, Hope, The Journey.