Orhan Pamuk is one of Turkey's most prominent novelists. Titles (in English) include "The White Castle," "The Black Book," "The New Life," "My Name is Red," "Snow," "Isbanbul: Memories of a City," "Other Colors: Essays and a Story" and his newest book, "The Museum of Innocence." His work has been translated into more than 40 languages and he has received numerous prestigious international prizes, including Le Prix Mediterranee etranger, the Prix Medicis, the Ricarda Huch Prize, and honorary membership in the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In 2006, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.
The Museum of Innocence
In Istanbul, one hot, sun-soaked day this past summer, the novelist Orhan Pamuk leaned back in his chair, a writerly throne in an overfull study, and looked out the window....▶
Orhan Pamuk’s first book since winning the Nobel Prize, Other Colors is a dazzling collection of essays on his life, his city, his work, and the example of other writers....▶
Nobel Prize in Literature
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2006 was awarded to Orhan Pamuk "who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols....▶