Salman Rushdie

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Name: Salman Rushdie
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Gordimer: A leader quite prepared to grubby herself in struggle politics

It started on a Thursday midday, when the organiser of the Weekly Mail Book Week put down the phone, walked across the newsroom and interrupted me and my co-editor. “I think we might have a problem,” she said.It was October 1988 and the “problem” was ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Why David Cameron's departing ministers aren't hard up

Ken Clarke, who has resigned as a minister, has a pension pot valued at £463,000 No need to feel too sorry for David Cameron’s departing ministers. At the last count, Ken Clarke was sitting on a £463,000 pension pot. His nestegg appears to have grown ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

The Moth, the US storytelling organisation coming to the UK for the first time – video trailer

The acclaimed US not-for-profit, storytelling organisation the Moth is coming to the UK. Since its launch in 1997, the Moth has presented thousands of stories, all true, told to live audiences. Speakers have included Molly Ringwald, Salman Rushdie, Neil ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Partying-such sweet sorrow

"The players were there as was the Cup and some nice looking WAGs," said the ebullient Suhel Seth who managed to get into the planet's most happening party on Sunday night the winning German team's celebratory party after winning the World Cup.Seth, who’d ... [Published Mid Day - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Five Things to See at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas

Now in its sixth consecutive year, the Festival of Dangerous Ideas (FODI) is returning to Sydney from August 30–31. With a line-up of lectures presented by the St James Ethics Centre and the Sydney Opera House, the festival is designed to stir debate ... [Published Broadsheet - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lounge Opinion | I can walk English, I can talk English

Deepika Padukone and Arjun Kapoor in Finding FannyMany Bollywood actors speak and think in English, read their scripts in the Roman alphabet, and are much more comfortable with giving interviews in English than in Hindi. The popular entertainment television ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Around Town - Sir Salman Rushdie: Freedom to Write #MWF14

Salman Rushdie has dedicated most of his works to explaining and upholding the right to freedom of expression. He touches on many different topics and issues that are plaguing our world today including, culture, society, religion and relationships. He ... [Published Time Out Melbourne - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Salman Rushdie Bags The 2014 Pinter Prize

LONDON – Much acclaimed Indo-British novelist Salman Rushdie bagged the 2014 PEN Pinter Prize.  The award was established in 2009, in memory of British playwright Harold Pinter and each year the prize is awarded to a British writer for their outstanding ... [Published Link - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 2 reports

After the Pope and Gary Busey Go 'Poof'

The 140 million people who disappear without a trace in HBO’s Rapture-themed drama The Leftovers include a hilariously random assortment of celebrities: Pope Benedict XVI, Condoleezza Rice, J.Lo, Anthony Bourdain, Bonnie Raitt, “Satanic Verses” author ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Pen Pinter Prize for Author Salman Rushdie

By a Staff WriterBooker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie, was, on June 20, named the winner of this year’s Pen Pinter prize for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression. The award was established in 2009 by writers’ charity ... [Published News India Times - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

In my opinion: This bitterness and resentment will never be...

Comments (0)The outrage caused by the publication of the notorious book by Salman Rushdie all those years ago, caused countless deaths in riots and individual killings, as a direct result of the anger felt by millions of Muslims throughout the entire ... [Published Western Morning News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Rushdie to deliver 2014 MWF keynote

The Melbourne Writers Festival (MWF) has announced that Salman Rushdie will deliver a keynote address at this year’s festival.Rushdie, who will appear at the festival on Thursday 28 August, will speak about ‘freedom to write’. ‘This could not be more ... [Published Bookseller Publisher - Jun 24 2014]

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In Writing, Nadine Gordimer Explored Why We're ... [Published NPR - Jul 19 2014]
10 Great Books That Aren’t on Amazon’s Kindle U... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Jul 18 2014]
10 Great Books That Aren’t on Amazon’s Kindle U... [Published TIME.com - Jul 18 2014]
What Writing a Book Taught This Consultant [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 18 2014]
Open For Business: Modi's Budget Promises a New... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 18 2014]
2014 Melbourne Writers Festival Program launche... [Published Medianet - Jul 18 2014]
Gordimer: A leader quite prepared to grubby her... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 17 2014]
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Why David Cameron's departing ministers aren't ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 17 2014]
Sivas Massacre report shows the way but will st... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 16 2014]
Tell your most extraordinary life experience on... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
The Moth, the US storytelling organisation comi... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 16 2014]
'Die Stem', Steve Hofmeyr and a die-hard sense ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 16 2014]
Partying-such sweet sorrow [Published Mid Day - Jul 16 2014]
Ghana’s Muslims and the rest of them [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 16 2014]
Writing And Being [Published Outlook India - Jul 15 2014]
It’s all in the eyes [Published Mumbai Mirror - Jul 15 2014]
In black & white: Nobel laureate saw literature... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 15 2014]
Turkish state found responsible for 1993 Sivas ... [Published Turkish Daily - Jul 15 2014]
Politics and Fiction [Published The New Republic Online - Jul 14 2014]
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10 Great Books That Aren’t on Amazon’s Kindle U... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Jul 18 2014]
Amazon announced Friday its new Kindle Unlimited service , which allows customers to read an unlimited number of e-books for $9.99 per month. Essentially, Kindle Unlimited is to books as Netflix is to movies. It’s a potentially a game-changing new platform, ...
10 Great Books That Aren’t on Amazon’s Kindle U... [Published TIME.com - Jul 18 2014]
Amazon announced Friday its new Kindle Unlimited service , which allows customers to read an unlimited number of e-books for $9.99 per month. Essentially, Kindle Unlimited is to books as Netflix is to movies. It’s a potentially a game-changing new platform, ...
What Writing a Book Taught This Consultant [Published HBR Blog Network - Jul 18 2014]
Thrilling, terrifying, altogether great. Nine months after publishing my first book, that’s my assessment of the author experience. Now that I’m back in the swing of strategy consulting, I’m finding some of what I learned from the writing process to ...
A Summer Reading List from Global Voices French... [Published Global Voices Online - Jul 12 2014]
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'The Leftovers' Pilot Recap: After the Pope and... [Published Mashable! - Jun 30 2014]
The 140 million people who disappear without a trace in HBO’s Rapture-themed drama The Leftovers include a hilariously random assortment of celebrities: Pope Benedict XVI, Condoleezza Rice, J.Lo, Anthony Bourdain, Bonnie Raitt, “Satanic Verses” ...
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