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The Taksim Square Book Club

By posted at 2:00 pm on June 27, 2013 1

The book club has turned into a form of protest. Inspired by “The Standing Man,” the Turkish demonstrator who stood for six hours in a silent vigil, protesters are silently standing while reading books. The Al Jazeera photo-essay shows Nietzsche, Camus, and Orwell as popular picks.

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One Response to “The Taksim Square Book Club”

  1. Johanna van Zanten
    at 10:29 am on June 28, 2013

    great photo series, thanks for posting. reading broadens the mind and can become a subversive act, has been through the ages. Johanna

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