Nobel winner Pamuk opens novel museum in Istanbul

Nobel-winning Turkish author Pamuk gestures during a news conference before the opening of the Museum of Innocence in IstanbulISTANBUL (Reuters Life!) – Nobel prize-winning Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk realizes a long-nurtured dream on Saturday with the opening of an actual “Museum of Innocence” – a collection of relics of a half-century of ordinary life – as depicted in his 2008 novel of the same name. Pamuk set out “not to do a spectacular or monumental museum but something in the backstreets, something that represents the daily life of the city,” he told a news conference after a press preview. …


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