One of the Turkey’s best known novelists and political commentators who also have been published in The Guardian, New York Times, Newstatesman, New Left Review, Le Monde Diplomatique, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Spiegel and Berliner Zeitung. She lived in several countries such as Lebanon, Tunisia, Paris and Oxford to write her novels. Her investigative journalism books broach subjects that are highly controversial in Turkey, such as Kurdish and Armenian issue and freedom of expression and women’s right. She was a visiting fellow at Saint Anthony’s College, Oxford. Her novels are published in several languages and turned to theatre plays, script plays. During her years of journalism she has been “the most read writer” for several times. She has been rated as “the one of the 10 most influential people in social media” for two times. She gave the “Freedom Lecture” as a guest of Amnesty International and Prince Claus Foundation. She divides her time between Istanbul and Zagreb.