University of California at Berkeley
Institute of International Studies
November 6, 2009
Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk. On the occasion of publication in the United States of his new novel, The Museum of Innocence, Pamuk reflects on his intellectual journey, including the influence of his parents, writers who shaped his world view, the "huzun" of Istanbul, writing, and recurring themes in his novels.