Salman Rushdie

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Name: Salman Rushdie
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Daunting Task to Decide on a Single Writer

The Booker Award  was instituted by Booker McConnell, a multinational company  of England in 1968 for a work of fiction in English for citizens of Commonwealth nations  an equivalent of the Prix Gin Court of France. The award has now been thrown open ... [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

London finds itself in unfamiliar territory as Scotland votes for independence

Back when London was the capital of a third of the planet, the young sailor in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness looked upon the serpentine Thames and conjured up what England sent forth into the world. "The dreams of men, the seed of commonwealths, the ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Calvino's Cosmicomic Collection Treads The Final Frontier — America

Italo Calvino's lead character, the impossible Qfwfq, rides lava, galaxies and the very curve of space itself. Calvino, however, rode bicycles. Carla Cerati / Grazia Neri/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide captioni toggle caption Carla Cerati ... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Leftovers; Bad Education review – it’s baffling, bewildering, but has a strange beauty | Television & radio

A baby disappears from the back seat of a car, as does the daddy of a little boy, and the driver of another car that immediately crashes (it’s not one of those Google ones, sadly). A kind of rapture, the Sudden Departure, is happening: people are vanishing, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Buckley Program Stands Up for Free Speech

The William F. Buckley Program at Yale University lately showed bravery unusual for an academic institution. It has refused to be bullied by the Muslim Students Association and its demand that the Buckley Program rescind an invitation to Ayaan Hirsi Ali ... [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Leftovers; Bad Education review – it’s baffling, bewildering, but has a strange beauty

Troubled cop … Justin Theroux with Christopher Eccleston in The Leftovers. Photograph: Paul Schiraldi/HBO/Warner Bros A baby disappears from the back seat of a car, as does the daddy of a little boy, and the driver of another car that immediately crashes ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The moment authors fear

When I was a young person, back in the day, authors were mysterious people who you read but did not meet. Then came Crossword, the first of the big bookstores, and readings became a frequent thing. Suddenly, you could meet the author and then you could ... [Published The Week - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Love stories from a dirty city

There’s nothing dirty about Dirty Love, Sampurna Chattarji’s latest novel, except that it is set in the “dirty, smelly yet captivating city” of Mumbai. “The city unsettles you. You are watching the city and the city is watching you back. Some stories ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Melbourne Writers Festival: Salman Rushdie

Sir Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children won an unprecedented three Man Booker prizes - the original in 1981, the Booker's Booker in 1993 and the Best of the Bookers in 2008- yet he became a household name not for his literary genius, but for the infamous ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

21 Things We Learnt From Salman Rushdie at FODI

One of the most celebrated novelists of our time delivered the keynote address 'Freedom to Write' and joined a playful panel discussion 'Television has Replaced the Novel' at this weekend's Festival of Dangerous Ideas. Across the two-day festival held ... [Published Concrete Playground - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 2 reports

The Bad Boy Of Belles-Lettres

by Sam Leith ponders the British press’ vexed relationship with Martin Amis:Has there in living memory been a writer whom we (by which I mean the papers, mostly) so assiduously seek out for comment – we task him to review tennis, terrorism, pornography, ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

DUMBO: Salman Rushdie to help launch debut novel from B’Heights author

She is going live with a little help from her friend.Brooklyn Heights author Vanessa Manko will launch her new novel in Dumbo on Aug. 25, aided by the star power of famed British novelist Salman Rushdie.“The Invention of Exile” is Vanessa Manko’s first ... [Published Brooklyn Daily - Aug 22 2014]

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Ayatollah Khamenei’s Cancer Scare [Published Daily Beast - 11 hours ago]
Indian dance documentary to be screened at Emory [Published Noodls - 14 hours ago]
Daunting Task to Decide on a Single Writer [Published New Indian Express - 21 hours ago]
Television: Feeling a lorra love for UTV’s engr... [Published Irish Times - 22 hours ago]
My Secret Sydney: David Gaunt [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Sep 19 2014]
London: both villain and victim as Scots vote [Published IOL - Sep 19 2014]
London finds itself in unfamiliar territory as ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 18 2014]
Opening Bell: 09.18.14 [Published Dealbreaker - Sep 18 2014]
Yale-NUS to show banned film [Published Yale Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
Calvino's Cosmicomic Collection Treads The Fina... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
Dusk Settles on London’s Empire as Scots’ Decis... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 18 2014]
The Leftovers; Bad Education review – it’s baff... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]
The Buckley Program Stands Up for Free Speech [Published Frontpagemag.com - Sep 17 2014]
Rename secularism. Call it 'dharma' or righteou... [Published Economic Times - Sep 17 2014]
The Leftovers; Bad Education review – it’s baff... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
Judy Platt Celebrates 35 Years at AAP [Published Media Bistro - Sep 16 2014]
The moment authors fear [Published The Week - Sep 16 2014]
Tom E Lewis [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
Investigative journalist Katherine Boo to discu... [Published University of Kansas - Sep 15 2014]
A literary Withnail and I: Alan Warner’s Their ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 15 2014]
Sass meets ass [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 14 2014]
In Praise of “Yiyun Li (李翊雲)” and ‘Kinder than ... [Published Hidden Harmonies China Blog - Sep 14 2014]
Love stories from a dirty city [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Sep 14 2014]
Muslims Are What Muslims Believe [Published Quadrant Online - Sep 13 2014]
D,C.R.A. Goonetilleke awarded Lifetime's Achiev... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Sep 12 2014]
Creating a plural nationhood - the challenge fo... [Published Conversation UK - Sep 12 2014]
Church News [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - Sep 12 2014]
The Legacy of Voice [Published Huffington Post - Sep 11 2014]
Censorship becomes a red line for Rouhani [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 10 2014]
25 years: women working against fundamentalism ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 10 2014]
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In Praise of “Yiyun Li (李翊雲)” and ‘Kinder than ... [Published Hidden Harmonies China Blog - Sep 14 2014]
Growing up as a baby boomer in U.S. one experienced great changes, from civil rights, music, and now China looming in the horizon. It was a time of idealism, protests against Vietnam War, and environmentalism. Yet it is a disappointment that boomer generation ...
Islam’s Non-Compete Clause [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 07 2014]
br />!--[if gte mso 9]><![endif]--> Islam’s Non-Compete Clause Kenneth Roberts  Imagine a football league where only one team is allowed to score goals or win. That’s the premise of political Islam. Islam is the only religion with a non-compete ...
The Bad Boy Of Belles-Lettres [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 24 2014]
by Dish Staff Sam Leith ponders the British press’ vexed relationship with Martin Amis: Has there in living memory been a writer whom we (by which I mean the papers, mostly) so assiduously seek out for comment – we task him to review tennis, terrorism, ...
Salman Rushdie on Kazuo Ishiguro [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 20 2014]
Salman Rushdie in The Globe and Mail: ‘I was very consciously trying to write for an international audience,” Kazuo Ishiguro says of The Remains of the Day in his Paris Review interview. “One of the ways I thought I could do this was to take a myth ...
Gazing At Gaza: A Conversation With Sam Harris [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 14 2014]
As promised , the edited transcript of an August 6 telephone conversation. I’ll now go back to vacation mode – so I’ll deal with whatever dissents and comments when I’m back next month. Harris: First, Andrew, I’d like to thank you for taking ...
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