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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 8707
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 389 4559727
3 India 347 3607833
4 South Korea 179 1626169
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9 United States of America 59 1395886
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14 Ukraine 17 219432
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17 Jordan 15 511935
18 Serbia 12 199212
19 Israel 10 60706
20 Germany 10 65289
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23 Palestine 6 147337
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