About the Author
Nicknamed ‘The Eye of Istanbul’, Ara Güler (1928–2018) chronicled the city with melancholic black-and-white pictures taken mostly with a Leica camera. He received countless awards, and photographed many luminaries, including Winston Churchill, Indira Gandhi, Bertrand Russell, Alfred Hitchcock, Maria Callas, Marc Chagall, Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso.
Orhan Pamuk isTurkey’s best-known writer. His books have been translated into 58 languages, his most recent work being the novel The Museum of Innocence. He is often called ‘the man who tells the world aboutTurkey.