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    1. August 16, 2013

      Orhan Pamuk talks to Simon Schama

      I am hunting huzun, that state of collective melancholy which in his lovely memoir, Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk says is the soul...

    2. December 7, 2012

      In grandmother’s footsteps

      Silent House, Orhan Pamuk, Faber & Faber £18.99 /Knopf $26.95, 334 pages Orhan Pamuk has often written of the spirit of...

    1. November 16, 2012

      Small Talk: Orhan Pamuk

      Orhan Pamuk, 60, won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2006. Born in Istanbul, he studied architecture and later journalism....

    2. April 13, 2012

      Memory lane

      In a dark-red Ottoman town house in Istanbul’s antiques district, a fast-gentrifying quarter where brassware spills on to...

    3. February 3, 2012

      Middle Eastern literary gems

      Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, edited by Reza Aslan, Norton RRP£16.99, 688 pages This huge...

    4. September 24, 2011

      Small talk: Anna Funder

      Anna Funder was born in Melbourne, Australia, in 1966. Before becoming a writer she worked as a lawyer and a television...

    5. April 22, 2011

      Berlin’s joined up thinking

      Last Saturday in Berlin saw the third annual Long Night of Opera and Theatre. Some 60 venues across the city, ranging from...

    6. April 4, 2011

      A novel approach

      The Naive and the Sentimental Novelist, by Orhan Pamuk, Faber, RRP£14.99, 200 pages The Good of the Novel, edited by Liam...

    7. September 6, 2010

      The Museum of Innocence

      The Museum of Innocence, by Orhan Pamuk, translated by Maureen Freely, Faber RRP£7.99, 734 pages Istanbul, 1975: when Kemal,...

    8. December 23, 2009

      The Museum of Innocence

      The Museum of Innocence By Orhan Pamuk Faber £18.99, 532 pages FT Bookshop price: £15.21 “This Photograph Is My Proof” is...

    9. October 17, 2009

      Images of Istanbul

      Inside a café, Tophane, 1959 I had not yet been born when Ara Güler took his first photographs, in 1947. I first noticed...

    10. September 30, 2009

      Turkey’s own goal

      As own goals go, the decision by the Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan to impose a $3.2bn fine on the country’s...

    11. December 13, 2008

      At Home in Turkey

      At Home in Turkey By Solvi Dos Santos Thames & Hudson, £24.95, FT Bookshop price £19.95 With contemporary Turkish design...

    12. October 20, 2008

      Other Colours

      Other Colours: Writings on Life, Art, Books and Cities By Orhan Pamuk Faber £9.99, 433 pages FT Bookshop price: £7.99 The...

    13. October 18, 2008

      Other Colours

      Other Colours: Writings on Life, Art, Books and Cities by Orhan Pamuk Faber £9.99, 433 pages FT Bookshop price: £7.99 The...

    14. August 16, 2008

      The Lure of the East

      A hookah casts whirls of smoke in the half-light streaming through the wooden mashrabiyya in Arthur Melville's "Arab...

    15. June 7, 2008

      My Grandmother

      My Grandmother by Fethiye Çetin translated by Maureen Freely Verso £12.99 160 pages FT Bookshop price: £10.39 In 1915, the...

    16. May 1, 2008

      Turkish free speech

      Turkey’s governing Justice and Development party (AKP) carried out a constitutional revolution after it first came to power...

    17. May 1, 2008

      Ankara eases free speech law to pacify EU

      Turkey's parliament ap-proved changes to a free speech law yesterday in a move to placate the European Union. But critics...

    18. May 1, 2008

      Ankara eases free speech law to pacify EU

      Turkey's parliament ap-proved changes to a free speech law yesterday in a move to placate the European Union, but critics...

    19. April 30, 2008

      Turkey eases law on free speech

      Turkey’s parliament approved changes to a controversial free-speech law in an early-morning vote on Wednesday, in a move to...

    20. March 15, 2008

      Sydney the shameless

      Perhaps it's a sign of the times that the artist most constantly invoked on my first day at the Sydney Readers' and...

    21. March 15, 2008

      Sydney the shameless

      Perhaps it’s a sign of the times that the artist most constantly invoked on my first day at the Sydney Readers’ and Writers’...

    22. January 19, 2008

      Small Talk - Benjamin Markovits

      Benjamin Markovits was born in California in 1973 and grew up in Texas. He read English at Yale and Oxford. After playing a...

    23. January 19, 2008

      Small Talk: Benjamin Markovits

      Benjamin Markovits was born in California in 1973 and grew up in Texas. He read English at Yale and Oxford. After playing a...

    24. October 13, 2007

      The refuge of reality

      Other Colours: Essays and a Story By Orhan PamukTranslated by Maureen Freely Faber £20, 419 pages FT bookshop price: £16 A...

    25. September 1, 2007

      Ankara to step up efforts to join EU

      Turkey's prime minister yesterday announced his government would redouble efforts to steer the country into the European...

    26. August 31, 2007

      Ankara to redouble efforts to join EU

      Turkey’s prime minister on Friday announced on Friday that his government would redouble efforts to steer the country into...

    27. June 6, 2007

      A challenge to Turkey’s ideologues

      Atilla Yayla is not a terrorist. He is not a Kurd. He is not an Armenian. He is not a Marxist. He is not a conscientious...

    28. May 28, 2007

      Guide

      New York VAN GOGH AND EXPRESSIONISM The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has teamed up with the Neue Galerie to celebrate...

    29. March 7, 2007

      Turkish court shuts down YouTube

      Turkey’s largest internet services provider shut down access to the YouTube video-sharing web site on Wednesday after a...

    30. January 20, 2007

      Superior in his solitude

      BORGES by Adolfo Bioy Casares edited by Daniel Martino Destino Ediciones 260, 1,663 pages Jorge Luis Borges's works of...

    31. January 19, 2007

      Superior in his solitude

      BORGES edited by Daniel Martino Destino Ediciones €60, 1,663 pages Jorge Luis Borges’s works of fiction could be squeezed...

    32. December 19, 2006

      Turkish author cleared of insulting Ataturk

      A Turkish writer was acquitted on Tuesday of a charge of “insulting” the nation’s revered founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk,...

    33. November 9, 2006

      Turkish entry would fatally dilute EU

      It is called “the great train crash”. The European Union’s negotiations with Turkey are coming to the crunch. In December...

    34. October 14, 2006

      An act of denial against Turkey

      Orhan Pamuk, who won the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday, is not just a Turkish novelist of distinction but also a...

    35. October 13, 2006

      A question of expediency

      Orhan Pamuk, who won the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday, is not just a Turkish novelist of distinction but also a...

    36. October 13, 2006

      Nobel prize for Pamuk gets mixed reviews in Turkey

      Turkey reacted with a mixture of pride and cynicism yesterday to the awarding of the Nobel prize for literature to Orhan...

    37. October 13, 2006

      Award for Turkish writer strikes a blow for freedom of speech

      The award of the Nobel Prize for literature to Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish novelist, is a very good thing for freedom of speech...

    38. October 13, 2006

      Turkey dealt blow over EU

      Turkey's prospects of joining the European Union took a heavy blow last night when France's National Assembly approved a...

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