I AM A TREE
This small book is a selection of Pamuk’s favorite pieces from his own books: Selections from The Black Book, My Name is Red, Snow, and Istanbul, pieces that can be read as stories in themselves.
THE SECRETS OF THE BLACK BOOK
What is a process of writing a novel like? How does it start and develop? What does a novel owe to the writer’s imagination, to his life, and to others’ ideas and influence?
MUSEUM OF INNOCENCE
“It was the happiest moment of my life, I didn’t know. Orhan Pamuk’s recent novel the Museum of Innocence on which he has been working for six years begins with these words…
MEMORIES AND THE CITY
This story, heads from Pamuk’s first feelings related to ‘his own’ to his mother, his father and his family, and as a source of happiness and sadness, opens out to the streets of Istanbul.
On the fourth day after his return to Turkey, Ka, a Turkish poet who has been an exile in Germany since twelve years, finds himself in the city of Kars for an interview.
Other Colors ranges from the author’s childhood memories to his hours of happiness, from how he writes his novels to his journey notes...
MY NAME IS RED
My Name Is Red about which Orhan Pamuk says “it’s my most colorful and optimistic novel”, covers nine snowy days of Istanbul in 1591.
CEVDET BEY AND HIS SONS
The story of a small shop owner in Abdulhamid’s last years and one of the first Muslim merchants Cevdet Bey and his sons...
THE WHITE CASTLE
A Venetian serf captured by Turkish pirates who believes he is good at astronomy, physics and art… A Turkish master who shares the same interests and wants to learn the Western science…
THE BLACK BOOK
In a snowy winter day in Istanbul, Galip starts looking for Rüya who is his childhood love, friend, daughter of his uncle, his sweetheart, and lost wife.
THE NEW LIFE
‘‘One day I had read a book and all my life has changed.’’ This is a novel about books and their magical effects which change our lives.
THE HOUSE OF SILENCE
One historian, one revolutionist and another one eager to be rich… These three visit their grandmother and stay for a week in the house which is built by their grandfather when he was sent to exile 70 years ago.
MY FATHER’S SUITCASE
“Two years before his death, my father gave me a small suitcase full of his writings, hand writings and notebooks.”
The scenario of one of the most extraordinary Turkish films, the Secret Face’s. A story which Orhan Pamuk and Omer Kavur edit together, and Orhan Pamuk writes “as he wishes”.
FRAGMENTS OF THE LANDSCAPE
In his new book, Orhan Pamuk writes sincerely of his life and experiences, beginning from his childhood.
THE INNOCENCE OF OBJECTS
The culmination of decades of omnivorous collecting, Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence in Istanbul uses his novel of lost love, The Museum of Innocence, as a departure point to explore the city of his youth.
THE NAIVE AND THE SENTIMENTAL NOVELIST
Pamuk, in his Norton lectures delivered at Harvard University, reveals his thirty five years long professional secrets of writing and being a novelist.