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Thursday, February 15, 2007

Exiled in NY

I'm secretly thrilled that Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk is now living in exile in New York City. I'm sorry that he's left his beloved Istanbul, but I'm such a fan that I'd love to come upon Pamuk on a city bus and say, "Oh, hi." (Not too far-fetched, considering that I once spied Salman Rushdie at the Met when he was officially still in hiding.) After the recent assassination of a journalist in Turkey who talked openly about the Armenian massacre, the heat's been turned up on writers who speak their minds. (Image via