Orhan Pamuk: The White Castle

Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk describes the historical and creative practices that influenced the character Faruk Darvinoglu in his novel THE WHITE CASTLE. More

Pamuk Prosecutor Arrested, Charged in Plot

Kemal Kerincsiz, the lawyer who tried to prosecute Orhan Pamuk, Hrant Dink, Elif Shafak, and several other writers for “insulting Turkishness,” has been arrested with 32 others following an… More

Turkish writer wins Nobel Prize in Literature

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP)--Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk, whose uncommon lyrical gifts and uncompromising politics have brought him acclaim worldwide and prosecution at home, won the Nobel literature prize Thursday for… More

Freedom to Write

To respect the humanity and religious beliefs of minorities is not to suggest that we should limit freedom of thought on their behalf. More

Pamuk: Iraq war is the shame of US and West

Turkey's internationally acknowledged novelist, Orhan Pamuk, leveled harsh criticism at the U.S.-led war in Iraq by saying that the Iraq war did not bring peace or democracy to the… More