The Bastard of Istanbul

The Bastard of Istanbul - Elif Shafak Through the eyes of two young women, (one Turkish, one Armenian-American) Shafak explores some of the most vexing questions of our time. Are we responsible for the atrocities committed by our ancestors? What actions can the current generation take to heal the wounds of the past? Despite the deep themes, it's an enjoyable book full of energetic, fun characters.