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.

The Millions' future depends on your support. Become a member today!

Share this article

More from the Millions

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

Post a Response

Comments with unrelated links will be deleted. If you'd like to reach our readers, consider buying an advertisement instead.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments that do not add to the conversation will be deleted at our discretion.

NEW COMMENTING RULE: Comments may be held for moderation and/or deleted. Whitelisted commenters will see their comments appear immediately. Don't be a jerk. We reserve the right to delete your comment or revoke commenting privileges for any reason we want.