Book Name: In Jail with Nazim Hikmet
Publisher: Saqi, 2010
Author: Kemal, Orhan / translated by Bengisu Rona
Pages: 215 pp
Description: In “Two Poets in Prison,” Nazim Hikmet, Turkey’s most famous poet and communist, shares a cell with a young aspiring poet, Orhan Kemal. Both are serving long sentences for allegedly inciting Turkish soldiers to mutiny. The book offers a unique perspective on life in Turkish prisons.