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Ipek Sokak 5, 34433 Beyoglu
Istanbul
Turkey
Tél: +(90-212) 245 46 96
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Founded in 1982, Metis Publishers has established itself as one of Turkey’s leading
publishing houses, renowned for defending its independent spirit and radical commitment, celebrating critical thinking, original talent, and bringing distinguished letters from the world to generations of Turkish readers. With over 800 titles to its name, Metis is reputed for its careful translations and editorial integrity.

Metis list includes both fiction and nonfiction, specializing in high literature and critical theory. Some of the literary authors published in translation are Ursula K. LeGuin, Marguerite Yourcenar, Salman Rushdie, Henry Bauchau, Georges Perec, John Berger, J.R.R. Tolkien and Maurice
Blanchot. The works of such distinguished Turkish authors as Murathan Mungan and Bilge Karasu are also published by Metis.

Metis nonfiction list features works of an interdisciplinary character that
have the potential to intervene in the cultural climate of Turkey from a
radical political perspective, such as those by Walter Benjamin, Max
Horkheimer, Theodor Adorno, Edward Said, Immanuel Wallerstein, Emile Cioran, Slavoj Zizek, Judith Butler, Nurdan Gürbilek and Nilüfer Göle. World-class literary theorists including Gyorgy Lukacs, Tzvetan Todorov and Mikhail Bakhtin, philosophers such as Paul Ricoeur, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Roland Barthes and psychoanalytic masters including Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein and Heinz Kohut are also amongst the authors Metis has published in Turkey.

Books selection

Child of Agony

Cultural Climate of Turkey by Vitrinde Yaşamak (1992) and Kötü Çocuk Türk (2001) A collection of essays on Turkey’�s cultural climate in the last (...)

The Garden of Departed Cats

By Bilge Karasu In an ancient Mediterranean city, a tradition is maintained: every ten years an archaic game of human chess is staged, the (...)

World Tribunal on Iraq

Istanbul Culminating Session, 23-27 June 2005 Müge Gürsoy Sökmen (ed.) “The records have to be kept and, by definition, the perpetrators, far from (...)

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