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Author: Orhan Pamuk; Maureen Freely
Publisher: Toronto : A.A. Knopf Canada, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Orhan Pamuk's first book since winning the Nobel Prize, Other Colors is a collection of essays on his life, his city, his work, and the example of other writers."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Orhan Pamuk; Orhan Pamuk; Orhan Pamuk; Orhan Pamuk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orhan Pamuk; Maureen Freely
ISBN: 9780676979701 067697970X
OCLC Number: 174138466
Notes: Translation of: Öteki renkler.
Description: xi, 433 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 25 cm
Contents: The implied author --
My father --
Notes on April 19, 1994 --
Spring afternoons --
Dead tired in the evening --
Out of bed, in the silence of night --
When the furniture is talking, how can you sleep? --
Giving up smoking --
Seagull in the rain --
A seagull lies dying on the shore --
To be happy --
My wristwatches --
I'm not going to school --
Rüya and us --
When Rüya is sad --
The view --
What I know about dogs --
A note on poetic justice --
After the storm --
In this place long ago --
The house of the man who has no one --
Barbers --
Fires and ruins --
Frankfurter --
Bosphorus ferries --
The islands --
Earthquake --
Earthquake angst in Istanbul --
How I got rid of some of my books --
On reading: words or images --
The pleasures of reading --
Nine notes on book covers --
To read or not to read : the thousand and one nights --
Foreword to Tristram Shandy: everyone should have an uncle like this --
Victor Hugo's passion for greatness --
Dostoyevsky's Notes from underground : the joys of degradation --
Dostoyevsky's fearsome demons --
The brothers Karamazov --
Cruelty, beauty, and time : on Nabokov's Ada and Lolita --
Albert Camus --
Reading Thomas Bernhard at a time of unhappiness --
The world of Thomas Bernhard's novels --
Mario Vargas Llosa and third world literature --
Salman Rushdie : The satanic verses and the freedom of the writer --
PEN Arthur Miller speech --
No entry --
Where is Europe? --
A guide to being Mediterranean --
My first passport and other European journeys --
André Gide --
Family meals and politics on religious holidays --
The anger of the damned --
Traffic and religion --
In Kars and Frankfurt --
On trial --
Who do you write for? --
The white castle afterword --
The black book : ten years on --
A selection from interviews on The new life --
A selection from interviews on My name is Red --
On My name is Red --
From the snow in Kars notebooks --
Şirin's surprise --
In the forest and as old as the world --
Murders by unknown assailants and detective novels --
Entr'acte; or, Ah, Cleopatra! --
Why didn't I become an architect? --
Selimiye Mosque --
Bellini and the East --
Black pen --
Meaning --
My first encounters with Americans --
Views from the capital of the world --
The Paris Review interview --
To look out the window --
My father's suitcase.
Responsibility: Orhan Pamuk ; translated from the Turkish by Maureen Freely.

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"Orhan Pamuk's first book since winning the Nobel Prize, Other Colors is a collection of essays on his life, his city, his work, and the example of other writers."--Jacket.

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