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23. Orhan Pamuk (Nobel Novelist) – Write to Live/No Logic In War

"There is no central logic in war. Victor Hugo wrote about street fights in Paris. In one street people are killing each other. In the next street people are enjoying their coffee. They’re not even aware of what’s happening." – Orhan Pamuk

Think Again is a spontaneous intellectual variety show–The world's brightest minds grapple with surprise topics.

On the heels of the publication of A Strangeness in My Mind, his extraordinary epic novel of life in Istanbul over four decades through the eyes of a street vendor, Nobel Laureate Turkish novelist Orhan Pamuk joins host Jason Gots for a soulful, far-ranging discussion of immigration, war, love, and the art of the novel.

And he teaches Jason something he'll never forget about how to live the writing life.

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We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss.

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