THE SONGS I LEARNED FROM YOU by Onur Behramoğlu
Onur Behramoğlu was born and lives in Istanbul. He is the author of two poetry collections and a book of letters from prison between two of his uncles, the famous writers Ataol Behramoğlu and Nihat Behram. His work has been translated into five languages. He is a columnist for the left-wing daily BirGün. He has declared that poetry is a struggle, not literature, and for this reason he never stands as a candidate for literary awards. He has represented Turkish literature at various poetry festivals in Berlin, Moscow, Sofia, Haifa. His style is reminiscent of a musical composition and full of ideas and themes that occupy the reader’s mind. He has a revolutionary interpretation of life.