America's #1 Balance Bike Destination

America's #1 Balance Bike Destination
America's #1 Balance Bike Destination

21 November 2006

Orhan Pamuk: Brazilian Peas

Reading his book istanbul, has been a pleasure so far.. It's funny how hungry I am to find relatability. Found a few things actually. What follows is something which isn't foreign to me:
"...there must be a link between peas and Brazil- not just because
Brazil is Brezilya in Turkish and the word for pea is bezelye
but also because the Brazilian flag has, it seems, an enormous pea on


Anonymous said...

Blame that weenie's attitude on those dickheads from 9/11!

Anonymous said...

He just spoke at Wash U. in St Louis yesterday and I missed it because I had to work. So sad. But then this morning I randomly passed him on the street and got a chance to say a quick hello. I think he was surprised to see a very un-Turkish looking guy call him Orhan Bey.

Murat Altinbasak said...

Good for you Peter Bey! I'm glad you bumped into him.