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Turkish publisher of William Burroughs’s The Soft Machine faces jail time and obscenity charges May 17, 2011: Irfan Sanci, a winner of the International Publishers Association's Freedom to Publish prize, is facing up to nine years of jail time in Turkey for publishing 2,500 copies of William Burroughs’s novel The Soft Machine, reports The Guardian. He and his translator are facing obscenity charges, some stating that the novel "hurts people's moral [...] by