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Manchester Literature Festival presents Elif Shafak

Thursday 10th October 18:30 at Manchester - Deansgate

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.

Further details:

Manchester - Deansgate Waterstones, Manchester - Deansgate
Thursday 10th October 18:30

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