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Country: Turkey

About Yaşar Kemal
Yaşar Kemal (born Kemal Sadık Gökçeli 1923) is one of Turkey's leading writers. He has long been a candidate for the Nobel Prize in Literature, on the strength of Memed, My Hawk. As an outspoken intellectual, he does not hesitate to speak on sensitive issues such as the plight of the ethnic Kurds in Southeastern Turkey. His activism resulted in a twenty-month suspended jail sentence, on charges of advocating separatism.

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Turkey Writers & Authors Ranking

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Rank Name Total
10. Ehmedi Xani 13479
11. Orhan Pamuk 8923
12. Atilla İlhan 8205
13. Feqiyê Teyran 4062
14. Yaşar Kemal 1045
15. Necip Fazıl 726
16. Nasrettin Hoca 711
17. Mahmud Bayazidi 689
18. Neyzen Tevfik 621

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Rank Name Total
128. Jorge Luis Borges 1156
129. K. Vemareddy 1133
130. Ernest Hemingway 1110
131. Stephenie Meyer 1090
132. Yaşar Kemal 1045
133. Herodoto 1005
134. Ghassan Kanafani 987
135. Aristophanes 902
136. Marcin Szczygielski 892

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2 Brazil 290 4613149
3 South Korea 198 1650467
4 India 164 3633063
5 Russia 144 1283139
6 Romania 134 451408
7 Poland 93 392290
8 Portugal 86 253984
9 United States of America 82 1406756
10 Iran 55 4136074
11 Ukraine 30 222546
12 Syria 27 1379393
13 Macedonia 21 943380
14 Saudi Arabia 17 763296
15 United Kingdom 17 876848
16 Spain 15 82660
17 Serbia 12 201573
18 Israel 8 62669
19 Jordan 7 513885
20 Afghanistan 7 5590786
21 Belarus 6 2512
22 Germany 6 66989
23 Lebanon 6 539655
24 Palestine 5 148838
25 France 5 82262
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina 4 358689
27 Pakistan 3 274112
28 Norway 3 14191
29 Iraq 2 849781
30 Moldova 2 11035
31 Albania 2 2199
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