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Hurriyet in English ( will give you a little idea of what the political situation is here. has good tips for living here. - Sep 27, 2017
LonelyPlanet Guide is all I ever needed. - Oct 24, 2010
A Handbook for Living In Turkey - Pat YaleTurkey: Bright Sun, Strong Tea - TOm BrosnahanTales from the Expat Harem - Ashmn & GokmenConstantinople: City of the World's Desire - P. ManselOrhan Pamuk's worksThe Bastard of Istanbul - Elif ShafakIstanbullu - Buket Uzkuner - Jan 4, 2010
Anything by John Freely. - Dec 21, 2009