Joshua Hammer

Seeing writer Orhan Pamuk’s Istanbul

On a windswept afternoon in mid-December, writer Orhan Pamuk stood in a leafy square around the corner from Istanbul University, absorbed in a 40-year-old memory....

Getting a taste of a new Colombia

It was a windswept Saturday in the Candelaria neighborhood of Bogotá, and the Plaza de Bolivar was packed. Troubadours, jugglers, balloon vendors, pineapple sellers and...