Just following up on my Pamuk obsession with a link to this piece he recently published in the Guardian (from the Literary Saloon). The author talks about amassing his library, the changing status position of and novels in Turkish literature, and more. I keep meeting Turks in New York who diss the Nobel Laureate and I can't tell what this is about. It's almost like there is something suspect about his international success, some sense that if he's won a global audience it's because he's playing to that audience and not being "authentic."
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