By Erdağ Göknar | – ( LA Review of Books) – DURING THE LONG summer days in Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk devotes himself to intensive writing on Büyükada, an island in the Sea of Marmara, and in the evenings, he meets with visitors. Last August, Pamuk and I had dinner there and discussed everything from politics […]
Erdag Goknar Erdağ Göknar is associate professor of Turkish at Duke. He is the award-winning. English translator of Orhan Pamuk’s novel My Name Is Red (Knopf), the author of Orhan Pamuk, Secularism and Blasphemy (Routledge), and the co-editor (with Pelin Kıvrak) of Conversations with Orhan Pamuk, forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi.