New! city-pick Istanbul

A new kind of travel guide

city-pick Istanbul. Over sixty writers in a new kind of travel guide for a jewel of a city…

city-pick Istanbul 

Edited by Heather Reyes

** Including a Turkish bath tale by Marian Edmunds of The Writing Business Studio.

Istanbul is one of the world’s most breathtaking cities where East and West, past and present meet. Now, in city-pick Istanbul, over sixty dazzling writers reveal the myriad facets of this extraordinary metropolis.

* Orham Pamuk makes his own museum * Elif Shafak goes shopping in the Grand Bazaar * William Dalrymple takes ferries across the Bosphorus * Oya Baydar reveals some surprising lives * Geert Mak can’t get enough of the Galata Bridge * Yasha Kemal remembers a mysterious tradition * Maureen Freely falls in love with her adopted city * Orhan Kemal comes in from the countryside * Rory Maclean journeys on the ‘magic bus’ * Marian Edmunds forgets her toothbrush at the hamman and much, much more.

With a fascinating introduction by well-known Istanbul crime writer Barbara Nadel and with support from TEDA and the British Council, city-pick Istanbul offers a wealth of literary insights into one of the UK’s most popular city-break destinations.

city-pick Istanbul is the latest in the acclaimed series – ‘superb … it’s like having your own iPad loaded with different tomes, except with the best passages’ The Times – that includes St Petersburg, Berlin, Paris, New York, Venice, London, Amsterdam and Dublin. At Oxygen Books.

city-pick Istanbul has already been selected as a Bookseller Editor’s Pick for April and is a selected title in the Bookseller’s Spring Buyers’ Guide.

Published 11 April 2013, £9.99, Paperback Original, Oxygen Books 978 0 99700 9 2

Or: Order your copy from Amazon UK

In Australia: The Writing Business – Studio will be stocking city-pick Istanbul in April

For a review copy and for any more information please contact, tel: +44 (0) 1277 263770