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Old Feb 3rd, 2007, 10:46 PM        Orhan Pamuk - "My Name is Red"
Best book I've read in years. Such great storytelling, with a certain Borgesian quality and richness of ideas. If you don't know, he's a Turkish author who won the Nobel prize in literature in 2006.
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Old Mar 29th, 2007, 08:15 AM       
I really enjoyed it. A lot of works in translation read like somebody's slow cousin, but this one stayed crisp.

I actually got to reading this because Pamuk just joined the faculty of my MFA program. So far he taught a seminar/lecture that focused (unfortunately) on Thomas Mann's "Tonio Kroger." He's a terrifyingly smart guy.
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Old Mar 31st, 2007, 12:31 AM       
i'm going to read this because theapportioner is smart (and handsome)
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Old Apr 2nd, 2007, 02:24 AM       
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I really enjoyed it. A lot of works in translation read like somebody's slow cousin, but this one stayed crisp.

I actually got to reading this because Pamuk just joined the faculty of my MFA program. So far he taught a seminar/lecture that focused (unfortunately) on Thomas Mann's "Tonio Kroger." He's a terrifyingly smart guy.
You must be at Columbia? I went there from 1998-02.
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Old Apr 2nd, 2007, 02:26 AM       
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Old Apr 25th, 2007, 01:46 AM       
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You must be at Columbia? I went there from 1998-02.
indeed I am. did you go here for undergrad or grad school?
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Old Apr 25th, 2007, 05:11 PM       
Undergrad. Though I just applied to its Masters program in philosophy, so I may go back there next fall.
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