Orhan Pamuk on 'Snow'

Konya, Turkey.


Konya, Turkey. Ilker Simsekcan (CC0)

Orhan Pamuk is Turkey’s most famous writer and a cultural ambassador for Turkey around the world.  He talks with Steve Paulson about his novel “Snow,” in which a secular poet is confronted by Islamic fundamentalists in a provincial town.

Excerpts from the book are read by actor Steve O’Connell.