The Taksim Square Book Club

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.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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