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Orhan Pamuk
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Orhan Pamuk won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. His novel My Name Is Red won the 2003 IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. His work has been translated into more than sixty languages. 

Orhan Pamuk is represented by Random House Speakers Bureau (www.rhspeakers.com)

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The Black Book

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2006
Price: $15.95

Galip is a lawyer living in Istanbul. His wife, the detective novel-loving Ruya, has disappeared. Could she have left him for her ex-husband, Celâl, a popular newspaper columnist? But Celâl, too, seems to have vanished. As Galip investigates, he finds himself assuming the enviable Celâl 's identity, wearing his clothes, answering... Read more >

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Istanbul
Memories and the City
Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 11, 2006
Price: $16.95

A portrait, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world’s great cities, by its foremost man of letters, author of the acclaimed novels Snow and My Name Is Red.

Blending reminiscence with history; family photographs with portraits of poets and pashas; art criticism, metaphysical musing, and, now and again, a... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Istanbul

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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The Museum of Innocence

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $15.95

It is 1975, a perfect spring in Istanbul. Kemal and Sibel, children of two prominent families, are about to become engaged. But when Kemal encounters Füsun, a beautiful shopgirl and a distant relation, he becomes enthralled. And once they violate the code of virginity, a rift begins to open between Kemal... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

The Museum of Innocence

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Maureen Freely


Format: eBook, 560 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 20, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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My Name Is Red

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Introduction by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Hardcover, 536 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $24.00

One of the Nobel Prize winner’s best-loved novels, in a special edition featuring an introduction by the author and a chronology of Islamic and Western art history that provides additional context for this dazzling story of a murdered artist in sixteenth-century Istanbul.


“Pamuk is a novelist and a great one . ... Read more >

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My Name Is Red

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Erdag Goknar


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 27, 2002
Price: $15.95

From one of the most important and acclaimed writers at work today, a thrilling new novel—part murder mystery, part love story—set amid the perils of religious repression in sixteenth-century Istanbul.

When the Sultan commissions a great book to celebrate his royal self and his extensive dominion, he directs Enishte Effendi to assemble... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook, hardcover and a hardcover.

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My Name Is Red

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Erdag Goknar


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 28, 2001
Price: $26.95

From one of the most important and acclaimed writers at work today, a thrilling new novel—part murder mystery, part love story—set amid the perils of religious repression in sixteenth-century Istanbul.

When the Sultan commissions a great book to celebrate his royal self and his extensive dominion, he directs Enishte Effendi to assemble... Read more >

My Name Is Red

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $11.99

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The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

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The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $14.95

From the Nobel Prize-winning novelist, an inspired, thoughtful, and deeply personal book about reading and writing novels.

In this fascinating set of essays, based on the talks he delivered at Harvard University as part of the distinguished Norton Lecture series, Pamuk presents a comprehensive and provocative theory of the novel and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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The New Life

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 31, 1998
Price: $15.95

The protagonist of Orhan Pamuk's fiendishly engaging novel is launched into a world of hypnotic texts and (literally) Byzantine conspiracies that whirl across the steppes and forlorn frontier towns of Turkey. And with The New Life, Pamuk himself vaults from the forefront of his country's writers into the arena of world... Read more >

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Other Colors
Essays and a Story
Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 11, 2008
Price: $15.95

In the three decades that Nobel prize-winning author Orhan Pamuk has devoted himself to writing fiction, he has also produced scores of witty, moving, and provocative essays and articles. He engages the work of Nabokov, Kundera, Rushdie, and Vargas Llosa, among others, and he discusses his own books and writing process... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Other Colors

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Silent House

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 2, 2013
Price: $15.00

In a crumbling mansion in a gentrified former fishing village on the Turkish coast, the widow Fatma awaits the annual visit of her grandchildren: Faruk, a dissipated historian; his sensitive leftist sister, Nilgün; and Metin, a high schooler drawn to the fast life of the nouveaux riche. Bedridden, Fatma is attended... Read more >

Silent House

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Translated by Robert Finn


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Snow

Written by Orhan Pamuk
Introduction by Margaret Atwood


Format: Hardcover, 460 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $24.95

The Nobel Prize–winner’s second novel to appear in an Everyman edition is a spellbinding story of a poet seeking his lost love in a remote Turkish town riven by religious conflict and cut off from the world by a blizzard.

Returning to Turkey from exile in the West, Ka is driven by... Read more >

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Snow

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 19, 2005
Price: $15.95

Dread, yearning, identity, intrigue, the lethal chemistry between secular doubt and Islamic fanaticism—these are the elements that Orhan Pamuk anneals in this masterful, disquieting novel. An exiled poet named Ka returns to Turkey and travels to the forlorn city of Kars. His ostensible purpose is to report on a wave of... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook, hardcover and a hardcover.

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Snow

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: August 17, 2004
Price: $26.00

From the acclaimed author of My Name Is Red (“a sumptuous thriller” —John Updike), comes a spellbinding tale of disparate yearnings—for love, art, power, and God—set in a remote Turkish town, where stirrings of political Islamism threaten to unravel the secular order.

Following years of lonely political exile in Western Europe, Ka... Read more >

Snow

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $11.99

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The White Castle
A Novel
Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 31, 1998
Price: $14.00

From a Turkish writer who has been compared with Borges, Nabokov, and DeLillo comes a dazzling novel that is at once a captivating work of historical fiction and a sinuous treatise on the enigma of identity and the relations between East and West. In the 17th century, a young Italian scholar... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The White Castle

Written by Orhan Pamuk


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $9.99

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