Frankeştayn Bookstore

Frankestayn Bookstore is an independent bookstore set up in May 2022, in Beyoğlu, right in the heart of Istanbul. Our selection includes books from Turkish and world literature with a focus on queer-feminist fiction and non-fiction titles. Frankestayn also sells books in art history and humanities both in Turkish and in English languages. We would like to promote feminist and queer literature, and organise a meet the editors/authors/translators event. Alev Özkazanç as the author of Bir Musibet, İlkay Özküralpli as the translator of Cinsiyet ve Bilim Trans Çalışmaları, Demet Gülçiçek as the co-editor with Emine Erdoğan of Feminist Eleştiri: Arayışlar ve Müzakereler, and Defne Karaosmanoğlu  as the co-author with Leyla Bektaş Ata and Bahar Emgin of Bu Ev İşlerini Kim Yapıyor Kuzum  will be in Frankestayn on 5 September, 18.30. We invite you to join us for an evening where you can explore the bookstore and engage in conversations with these editors, authors, and translators.