Orhan Pamuk

Logo
English
English [pdf]
Swedish
Swedish [pdf]
French
French [pdf]
German
German [pdf]
Turkish
Turkish [pdf]

 

The Permanent Secretary

Press release
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

To cite this section
MLA style: Orhan Pamuk. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2018. Mon. 10 Dec 2018. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/2006/press-release/>

Back to top Back To Top Takes users back to the top of the page

Explore prizes and laureates

Look for popular awards and laureates in different fields, and discover the history of the Nobel Prize.