Grand Officier Yaşar Bey

December 15, 2011

On December 17, Turkish author Yaşar Kemal will be decorated as a Grand Officer of the French Légion d’Honneur.  Kemal received the rank of Commander in 1984.  Read his contribution to our Year in Reading series here.  (Via HaberTürk.)

is a contributing editor at The Millions and the author of The Golden State. You can read more of her writing at www.lydiakiesling.com.

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