Friday, December 7, 2012

Orhan Pamuk

Orhan Pamuk won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. His latest novel is Silent House.

From the author's Q & A with Anna Metcalfe at the Financial Times:

Who would you most like to sit next to at a dinner party?

García Márquez or Borges or Dostoevsky – and the most charming or intellectual woman in the world.

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What keeps you awake at night?

I have the legacy of my father and his nocturnal automatic waking up. But I like those periods. I immediately have a different vision of humanity and my life.

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What book do you wish you’d written?

I’m happy with my books. Wishing I’d written other ones is like wishing you had a different faith, language,....[read on]
--Marshal Zeringue