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Yadé Kara

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Yadé Kara

Yadé Kara was born in 1965 in Cayirlu, Turkey, where she studied English and German. She works as an actor, teacher, manager, and journalist in Berlin, London, Istanbul, and Hong Kong. She lives in Berlin. Her 2003 novel, Selam Berlin, was awarded the Deutscher Buecherpreis for best debut and the Adelbert-Chamisso-Foerderpreis, and has been translated into several languages

 

Articles by Yadé Kara

Slow Freight
By Uwe Kolbe
Are we poor, Dad? Yes, Son, we’re poor. Not very. But poor enough. Why are we poor, Dad? I don’t know. Become somebody took it? Took what? I don’t know. Tibi Kárász said…
Translated from Hungarian by Yadé Kara
Selam Berlin
By Yadé Kara
Hi. My name is Hasan Kazan. In Berlin some people call me Hansi though my parents gave me the name Hasan Selim Khan. Oh yeah, my parents . . .They left Istanbul years ago and moved to West Berlin, the…
Translated from German by Tim Mohr