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Orhan Pamuk: A Museum For The Person, Not For Power

The World Post | Nathan Gardels & Katherine Keating | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish novelist, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. This interview by Nathan Gardels was adapted for The WorldPost from the...

When You Can't Read the Original, There's Always.... In Translation

Christopher Atamian | Posted 08.28.2013 | Books
Christopher Atamian

What (and how much) gets lost in translation? How does the translator operate the difficult task of rendering an author's words and stylistic choices into often completely different languages?

Orhan Pamuk's "The Innocence of Objects:" An Amazing Catalog About a Real Museum Based on Fiction

Jane Chafin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Arts
Jane Chafin

In a week that has strongly reinforced my belief that large international art fairs, however else you want to defend them, are the worst possible, most sterile environments ever conceived for viewing art -- the amazing book that I now have before me, Orhan Pamuk's The Innocence of Objects, makes me want to stand up and shout!

Conversation With Ali Banisadr (PHOTOS)

Julie Chae | Posted 09.04.2012 | Arts
Julie Chae

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Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Most of the big names who did come out with novels fell flat on their faces, producing ponderous, bloated, eminently editable books (Julie Orringer, Jonathan Franzen, Jane Smiley).

On Offer At Frankfurt Book Fair

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Agents are heading off to this year's book fair with a host of titles from the likes of Martin Amis, Eoin Colfer and David Bowie. In the second of The...

Publisher Pays $2.5 Million Advance...

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The deals are popping this week, and publishing is not immune. On the basis of a 4-page proposal, Alfred Knopf's Sonny Mehta has paid $2.5 million for...

Anis Shivani: The Most Anticipated Books For The Rest Of 2010

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

From important new fiction by Jonathan Franzen and Yiyun Li to penetrating critiques of the current political situation by Matt Taibbi and Chris Hedges, there is a lot to look forward to from publishers at all levels for the rest of the summer and the fall.

Translators Deserve Credit Too: Who Really Wrote The Kundera You Love?

The Guardian | Tim Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Who wrote the Milan Kundera you love? Answer: Michael Henry Heim. And what about the Orhan Pamuk you think is so smart? Maureen Freely. Or the imagina...

The Arab Jewish Tradition and the Past and Future Promise of Peace

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

It is standard practice to see Jews and Arabs as embattled enemies rather than try to recall a time when the Jews of the Middle East were integrated into the Arab culture and civilization.

LA Times' Best Fiction And Nonfiction Of 2009

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Los Angeles Times has joined the ever-growing crowd with its own "Best of 2009" lists -- separate for fiction and non-fiction, 25 books each. The ...

Orhan Pamuk and his Museum: This Is Your Brain on Novels

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

Orhan Pamuk's new novel, "The Museum of Innocence", is about the collectible evidence - the earrings, the cigarette stubs, the views out the bedroom window - of a blissful love affair going bad.

Margaret Atwood, Anne Rice, Kazuo Ishiguro And Others Share Their Writing Secrets

Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...

A Talk With Orhan Pamuk: Caressing the World With Words

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Gardels

Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish novelist, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. He sat down with me last week to discuss his new novel Museum of Innocence as well as the current political situation in Turkey.

The Best Books of the Decade

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Orhan Pamuk's The Museum of Innocence will be interpreted by clueless reviewers as one about "obsession," just as they might view Nabokov's Lolita to be about "pedophilia."

Headscarves Pull Turkey East and West

Barry D. Wood | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Barry D. Wood

The complexities of the headscarf debate eludes many Americans, for whom freedom, tolerance, and diversity are axioms of our democracy. We would ask, why is the headscarf such a big deal?

First Day Of Winter: Great Books To Give And To Curl Up With On Winter Solstice (VIDEO)

abcnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Winter Solstice, the first day of winter, the shortest day of the year. Looking for a good book to curl up with, or perhaps some great last-minute Chr...

Miami Book Fair Going Strong This Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

All this week, Miami is celebrating the world of literature with its annual Book Fair. Running from November 8 - 15 and open to the public for a small...

Nedim Gursel: Turkish Author Tried For Insulting Islam

AP | IBRAHIM USTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISTANBUL — A Turkish author on trial over accusations that his latest book insulted Islam denied the charges Tuesday and insisted he was respect...

Have You Ever Heard of the 'Muslim Effect'?

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

An American list of the top 100 intellectuals was dominated by Muslims in the top 10; the only other American list dominated by Muslims is the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorists list.