Elif Shafak’s “Three Daughters of Eve”Listen 35:30
ELIF SHAFAK is an award-winning Turkish novelist who writes about women’s and minority rights. In her new book, Three Daughters of Eve, Peri, a married, wealthy, beautiful Turkish woman, is on her way to a dinner party when a beggar snatches her purse. As she wrestles to get it back, a photo falls on the ground—an old Polaroid of three young women and their professor. This photo represents memories of a dark secret she wants to forget. In this hour, Marty talks with Shafak about her new novel and identity, feminism, faith in Turkey.
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