Tales from the Expat Harem: Foreign Women in Modern Turkey - Anastasia M. Ashman, Jennifer Eaton Gokmen, Jessica J.J. Lutz
This was right up my alley.. accounts of western women going to live in Turkey for many reasons; marriage ,work,study...some of the experiences really struck a chord with me. In one piece the author struggles to buy medicine for an embarrassing female ailment in a pharmacy staffed by men and full of male neighbours. Having been through a very similar scenario involving hemorrhoid cream, a french/arabic dictionary and a bemused Algerian pharmacist, I could easily sympathise...!