Awards

Orhan Pamuk has been awarded several awards for his work. Here is a list of the important awards he has received:
  • 1979 Milliyet Press Novel Contest Award (Turkey) for his novel Karanlýk ve Iþýk (co-winner)
  • 1984 Madarali Novel Prize (Turkey) for his novel Sessiz Ev
  • 1990 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (United Kingdom) for his novel Beyaz Kale
  • 1991 Prix de la Découverte Européenne (France) for the French translation of Sessiz Ev
  • 2002 Prix du Meilleur Livre Etranger (France) for his novel My Name Is Red
  • 2002 Premio Grinzane Cavour (Italy) for his novel My Name Is Red
  • 2003 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (Ireland) for his novel My Name Is Red
  • 2005 Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (Germany)
  • 2005 Prix Medicis Etranger (France) for his novel Snow