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  • 1. ORHAN PAMUK
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    • Orhan Pamuk started writing regularly in 1974.His first novel,  Karanlık ve Işık ( Darkness and Light ) was a co-winner of the 1979 Milliyet Press Novel Contest (Mehmet Eroğlu was the other winner). This novel was published with the title  Cevdet Bey ve Oğulları  ( Mr. Cevdet and His Sons ) in 1982, and won the Orhan Kemal Novel Prize in 1983. It tells the story of three generations of a wealthy Istanbul family living in Nişantaşı, the district of Istanbul where Pamuk grew up
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    • Pamuk won a number of critical prizes for his early work, including the 1984 Madarali Novel Prize for his second novel  Sessiz Ev  ( The Silent House ) and the 1991 Prix de la Découverte Européenne for the French translation of this novel. His historical novel  Beyaz Kale  ( The White Castle ), published in Turkish in 1985, won the 1990 Independent Award for Foreign Fiction and extended his reputation abroad.  The New York Times Book Review stated,  "A new star has risen in the east—Orhan Pamuk."  He started experimenting with postmodern techniques in his novels, a change from the strict naturalism of his early works.
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    • On 12 October 2006, the Swedish Academy announced that Orhan Pamuk had been awarded the 2006 Nobel Prize in literature, confounding pundits and oddsmakers who had made Syrian poet Ali Ahmad Said, known as Adonis, a favourite. In its citation, the Academy said: "In the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city, [Pamuk] has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures."Orhan Pamuk held his Nobel Lecture 7 December 2006, at the Swedish Academy, Stockholm. The lecture was entitled "Babamın Bavulu" (My Father's Suitcase) and was given in Turkish. In the lecture he viewed the relations between Eastern and Western Civilizations in an allegorical upper text which covers his relationship with his father.
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    • Works in English
    • The White Castle , translated by Victoria Holbrook, Manchester (UK): Carcanet Press Limited, 1990;, 1991; New York: George Braziller, 1991 [original title:  Beyaz Kale ]
    • The Black Book , translated by  Güneli Gün , New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994 [original title:  Kara Kitap ]. (A new translation by Maureen Freely  was published in 2006)
    • The New Life , translated by  Güneli Gün , New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1997 [original title:  Yeni Hayat ]
    • My Name is Red , translated by  Erdağ M. Göknar , New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001 [original title:  Benim Adım Kırmızı ].
    • Snow , translated by  Maureen Freely , New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004 [original title:  Kar ]
    • Istanbul : Memories and the City ‎ , translated by Maureen Freely, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005 [original title:  İstanbul: Hatıralar ve Şehir ]
    • Other Colors : Essays and a Story , translated by Maureen Freely, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007 [original title:  Öteki Renkler ] [46]
    • The Museum of Innocence , translated by Maureen Freely, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, was released on Oct 20, 2009 [original title: Masumiyet Müzesi ]
    • The Naive and Sentimental Novelist , Harvard University Press, 2010
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    • Works in Turkish
    • Cevdet Bey ve Oğulları  ( Cevdet Bey and His Sons ), novel, Istanbul: Karacan Yayınları, 1982
    • Sessiz Ev  ( The Silent House ), novel, Istanbul: Can Yayınları, 1983
    • Beyaz Kale  ( The White Castle ), novel, Istanbul: Can Yayınları, 1985
    • Kara Kitap  ( The Black Book ), novel, Istanbul: Can Yayınları, 1990
    • Gizli Yüz ( Secret Face ), screenplay, Istanbul: Can Yayınları, 1992
    • Yeni Hayat  ( The New Life ), novel, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1995
    • Benim Adım Kırmızı  ( My Name is Red ), novel, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1998
    • Öteki Renkler  ( Other Colors ), essays, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 1999
    • Kar  ( Snow ), novel, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2002
    • İstanbul: Hatıralar ve Şehir  ( Istanbul: Memories and the City ), memoirs, Istanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları, 2003
    • Masumiyet Müzesi  ( The Museum of Innocence ), novel, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2008
    • Manzaradan Parçalar: Hayat, Sokaklar, Edebiyat  ( Pieces from the View: Life, Streets, Literature ), essays, Istanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2010
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    • Awards
    • 1979 Milliyet Press Novel Contest Award (Turkey) for his novel  Karanlık ve Işık  (co-winner)
    • 1983 Orhan Kemal Novel Prize (Turkey) for his novel  Cevdet Bey ve Oğulları
    • 1984 Madarali Novel Prize (Turkey) for his novel  Sessiz Ev
    • 1990  Independent Foreign Fiction Prize  (United Kingdom) for his novel  Beyaz Kale
    • 1991 Prix de la Découverte Européenne (France) for the French edition of  Sessiz Ev  :  La Maison de Silence
    • 1991  Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival  (Turkey) Best Original Screenplay  Gizli Yüz
    • 1995 Prix France Culture (France) for his novel  Kara Kitap  :  Le Livre Noir
    • 2002  Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger  (France) for his novel  My Name Is Red  :  Mon Nom est Rouge
    • 2002  Premio Grinzane Cavour  (Italy) for his novel  My Name Is Red
    • 2003  International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award  (Ireland) for his novel  My Name Is Red  (awarded jointly with translator  Erdağ M. Göknar )
    • 2005  Peace Prize of the German Book Trade  (Germany)
    • 2005  Prix Médicis étranger  (France) for his novel  Snow  :  La Neige
    • 2006  Nobel Prize in Literature  (Sweden)
    • 2006  Washington University 's Distinguished Humanist Award (United States) [47]
    • 2006  Ordre des Arts et des Lettres  (France)
    • 2008  Ovidius Prize  (Romania)
    • 2010  Norman Mailer Lifetime Achievement Award  (USA)
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