* Halide’s Gift by Frances Kazan

This is a good story (but not great writing) about the turn of the century Ottoman empire and Halide’s role as a scholar of both East and West juxtaposed with her traditional upbringing as a Muslim woman who chooses to remain in her world on the Asian side of the city. (fiction)

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