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Elif Shafak

Manchester Literature Festival presents…                              

Does anyone care about a sex worker, murdered and abandoned in a bin in Istanbul? Tequila Leila’s friends do. In her superb new novel 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World, Elif Shafak considers the meaning of family – the one we’re born into and the one we create – the restrictions society places on anyone deemed different, and what it really means to live.

Elif is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist (Honour, The Bastard of Istanbul) and the most read female author in Turkey. An advocate for women’s rights, LGBTQ+ rights and freedom of speech, Elif is an inspiring public speaker. Presented in partnership with the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester.

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