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Orhan Pamuk wins the Nobel

The subject header pretty much says it all about the Turkish-author, but AP has lots more on the story. The decision, which surprised few, drew a brief but intense round of applause when Horace Engdahl, head of the Swedish Academy, announced Orhan Pamuk as the winner. Pamuk’s novels include Snow and My Name Is Red.

The Swedish Academy said that the 54-year-old Istanbul-born Pamuk “in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures.”

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