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Other colours : writings on life, art, books and cities

Author: Orhan Pamuk
Publisher: London : Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : English
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A title, that ranges from lyrical autobiography to essays on literature and culture, from humour to political analysis, from delicate evocations of his friendship with his daughter to provocative  Read more...

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Named Person: Orhan Pamuk; Orhan Pamuk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Orhan Pamuk
ISBN: 9780571236862 0571236863
OCLC Number: 153556070
Description: xi, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The implied author --
2. My father --
3. Notes on April 29, 1994 --
4. Spring afternoons --
5. Dead tired in the evening --
6. Out of bed, in the silence of night --
7. When the furniture is talking, how can you sleep? --
8. Giving up smoking --
9. Seagull in the rain --
10. A seagull lies dying on the shore --
11. To be happy --
12. My wristwatches --
13. I'm not going to school --
14. Ruya and us --
15. When Ruya is sad --
16. The view --
17. What I know about dogs --
18. A note on poetic justice --
19. After the storm --
20. In this place long ago --
21. The house of the man who has no one --
22. Barbers --
23. Fires and ruins --
24. Frankfurter --
25. Bosphorus ferries --
26. The islands --
27. Earthquake --
28. Earthquake Angst in Istanbul --
29. How I got rid of some of my books --
30. On reading : words or images --
31. The pleasures of reading --
32. Nine notes on book covers --
33. To read or not to read : the thousand and one nights --
34. Foreword to Tristram Shandy : everyone should have an uncle like this --
35. Victor Hugo's passion for greatness --
36. Dostoyevsky's Notes from underground : the joys of degradation --
37. Dostoyevsky's Fearsome demons --
38. The Brothers Karamazov --
39. Cruelty, beauty, and time : on Nabokov's Ada and Lolita --
40. Albert Camus --
41. Reading Thomas Bernhard in a time of unhappiness --
42. The world of Thomas Bernhard's novels --
43. Mario Vargas Llosa and third world literature --
44. Salman Rushdie : The Satanic verses and the freedom of the writer --
45. PEN Arthur Miller speech --
46. No entry --
47. Where is Europe? --
48. A guide to being Mediterranean --
49. My first passport and other European journeys --
50. Andre Gide --
51. Family meals and politics on religious holidays --
52. The anger of the damned --
53. Traffic and religion --
54. In Kars and Frankfurt --
55. On trial --
56. Who do you write for? --
57. The white castle afterword --
58. The black book : ten years on --
59. A selection from interviews on The new life --
60. A selection from interviews on My name is Red --
61. On My name is Red --
62. From the snow in Kars notebooks --
63. Sinn's surprise --
64. In the forest and as old as the world --
65. Murders by unknown assailants and detective novels --
66. Entr'acte; or, Ah, Cleopatra! --
67. Why didn't I become an architect? --
68. Selimiye Mosque --
69. Bellini and the east --
70. Black pen --
71. Meaning --
72. My first encounters with Americans --
73. Views from the capital of the world --
The Paris Review interview --
To look out the window --
My father's suitcase.
Responsibility: Orhan Pamuk.
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"Pamuk is that rarest of creatures, a fabulist of ideas...In "Other Colors,.".Pamuk gives us several of his many selves in a centrifugal gathering of memory-pieces, sketches, interviews and Read more...

 
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