Monday, June 09, 2003

". . .a rare tour de force of literary imagination and philosophical speculation"

(bbc: Entertainment & aegeantimes)

:: comment :: . . . listened to Writers &Company/Sunday:CBC Radio . . . Host Eleanor Wachtel speaks with Orhan Pamuk, Turkey's best-selling novelist. Pamuk deftly combines religious and historical themes with Western post-modernism. His latest book, "My Name Is Red," has just won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. . . . a wonderful interviewer probing an eloquent and meticulous writer able to voice freely . . . listen (at least for a week) . . .