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Orhan Pamuk

Turkey (b.1952)

Ferit Orhan Pamuk, generally known simply as Orhan Pamuk, is a Turkish novelist. He is also the Robert Yik-Fong Tam Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University, where he teaches comparative literature and writing.One of Turkey's most prominent novelists, his work has sold over eleven million books in sixty languages, making him the country's best-selling writer. Pamuk is the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Nobel Prize in Literature 2006, the first Nobel Prize to be awarded to a Turkish citizen.The European Writers' Parliament came from a proposal by Pamuk and José Saramago

Awards: Nobel (2006), Dublin (2003)  see all

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction
   The White Castle (1990)
   The Black Book (1994)
   The New Life (1997)
   My Name Is Red (2001)
   Snow (2004)
   The Museum of Innocence (2009)
   Silent House (2012)
   A Strangeness in My Mind (2015)
   The Red-Haired Woman (2017)
   Nights of Plague (2022)
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2006 Nobel Prize in Literature
2003 Dublin Literary Award : My Name Is Red

Award nominations
2017 Dublin Literary Award (nominee) : A Strangeness in My Mind
2016 International Booker Prize (nominee) : A Strangeness in My Mind

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Enlightenment (2007)
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"A dark Conradian drama, set in a beautifully illuminated Istanbul, where the past is always with us."

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