Sel Yayıncılık

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Sel Yayıncılık (in Turkish: Sel Publishing) is an independent publishing company based in Istanbul, Turkey. It was established in 1990, and publishes both original Turkish books and translations of world literature, and both fiction and non-fiction.[1]

Sel Yayıncılık
TypePrivate
IndustryMedia
Founded1990
Headquartersİstanbul, Turkey
Key people
Irfan Sancı
Websitewww.selyayincilik.com

Sel and its publisher Irfan Sancı faced obscenity charges in 2011 for publishing William S. Burroughs' The Soft Machine. It had previously faced a number of other obscenity charges, including for publishing Guillaume Apollinaire's Adventures of the Young Don Juan, but been acquitted.[2][3] This acquittal was overturned by the Court of Cassation in August 2013.[4]

During the 2013 protests in Turkey, Sel helped launched the Gezi Park Library.[5]

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