12 October 2006
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2006
The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2006 is
awarded to the Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk
"who in the quest for the melancholic soul of his native city has discovered new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures".
The Swedish Academy
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