Title: OTHER COLORS: ESSAYS AND A STORY - Scarce ...
Publisher: New York City, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Signed by Author
Edition: 1st Edition.
1st Printing. Signed. 433 pages. Published in 2007. The author's debut collection of essays. One of the most important literary events of our time. The first appearance of the title in English and in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Orhan Pamuk's "Other Colors" in a felicitous English translation. Orhan Pamuk's first book since winning the Nobel Prize. His personal and literary essays in one handsome volume. "Pamuk is that rarest of creatures, a fabulist of ideas. Gives us several of his many selves in a centrifugal gathering of memory-pieces, sketches, interviews, and unexpected flights that feel more like a rich and suggestive set of explorations. His books are celebrations of multiplicity. The mysteries they set up are always more delicious than any attempt to solve them. Yet mostly what this collection gives us is a chance to savor one of the inimitable literary storytellers of our time. Pamuk is taking the world we thought we knew and making it fresh and alive" (Pico Iyer). His most passionate critic/admirer in America, the late great novelist John Updike, chose "Snow" as the best novel of the year 2004, bar none. A masterly collection. An absolute "must-have" title for Orhan Pamuk collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed and dated (in the year of publication) in black pen on the half-title page by Orhan Pamuk. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page or bookplate. This title is a contemporary classic. This is one of very few such signed and dated copies of the First American Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. A scarce signed copy thus. Winner of the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award in 2003 for "My Name Is Red". Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006, the first Turkish writer to be so deservedly honored. One of the greatest writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER ORHAN PAMUK TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 0307266753. Bookseller Inventory # 12574
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