Salman Rushdie

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Name: Salman Rushdie
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Farah’s brutal honesty about home

Awash with SIM cards and zealots, AK47s and thousands of improvised explosive devices (IEDs), Somalia has seen fierce gunfights and horrifying bomb blasts — leaving wrecked metal, twisted flesh and broken dreams in their wake. In his latest novel, Crossbones, ... [Published East African - 13 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Salman Rushdie to visit Vermont in January

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Places:BURLINGTON, Vermont — The writer Salman Rushdie, who gained international fame with the publication of his book The Satanic Verses in 1988 and then was threatened with death for allegedly ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Should publishers open stores to compete with Amazon?

Now that Amazon.com has come to an agreement with Simon & Schuster to sell the publishing house's print and e-book titles, it's tempting to think that all the other major publishers will soon follow. They may very well or perhaps they'll continue to balk ... [Published Retail Wire - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Beloved former Labour leader Michael Foot's famous cane goes up for auction

My great-uncle talked a lot about the car crash in 1963 that nearly claimed his life, leaving him physically frail and open to decades of ridicule. Doctors said his rib-skewered lungs meant he had to stop smoking and so – "in a kind of way", as he would ... [Published The Independent - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud

This conflict began long before the showdown with Ben Affleck on “Real Time With Bill Maher.”In the weeks since it re-erupted, the digital feud between neuroscientist and secular humanist  Sam Harris, and investigative journalist Glenn Greenwald, has ... [Published Daily Sundial - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

My enemy’s enemy - the battle for secularism

250 international campaigners met last week in Londonto discuss the rise of the religious right. From the frontlines of the struggleagainst extremism came an impassioned appeal for solidarity and secularism. Image: Daniel Silas Adamson A two-day ... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

A freedom we can’t handle

Freedom of speech is everyone’s rightPhoto- BigstockIt was in the late 90s when I first laid my hands on Salman Rushdie’s infamous book, The Satanic Verses, in London. It gave me shivers in my warm room as I started going through the pages. I could not ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Braceras: Yusuf left ‘Peace Train’ years ago

Question for independent gubernatorial candidate Jeff McCormick:As vice chairman of the Citi Performing Arts Center, how do you feel about the Center raising money for radical Islamists?Because it is quite possible that is exactly what the theater formerly ... [Published Boston Herald - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bangladeshi writing in English joins a global conversation

Shougat Dasgupta in The Caravan: Who speaks, and who is being spoken for, have always been loaded questions for postcolonial novelists. If a nation is, at least in part, imagined into being through feats of storytelling, the storyteller acquires ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 4 reports

Rushdie attacks 'mangled' language of 'jihadi-cool'

Eminent British Indian author Salman Rushdie has attacked the "mangled" language of religion which is turning British Muslims towards extremism."The language of religion has been horribly mangled in our time, by Christian extremists in America and by ... [Published Business Standard India - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Rushdie condemns ISIS sees problems with Islam

Speaking against ‘this new age of religious mayhem’, noted writer Salman Rushdie has condemned the ‘decapitating barbarians of ISIS’ and believes that compared to extremism in Christianity and Hinduism, Islam has more of a problem. Delivering the PEN/Pinter ... [Published Hindustan Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 09 2014 - 2 reports

Salman Rushdie, who? India's new star author speaks to the masses

New Delhi — Hundreds of freshly printed books sat prominently on the bursting shelves at New Delhi's Bahrisons Booksellers, ready for the hordes of eager shoppers expected to snap up the latest novel from Chetan Bhagat, one of India's most popular authors.Mr. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 09 2014]

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...But, what's more disturbing, as Salman Rushdie warned last week, was that "the hate-filled religious rhetoric" , of"jihadi cool", was persuading "hundreds, perhaps thousands of British Muslims to join the decapitating barbarians of Isis"and"towards acts of extreme...

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Empty Bowls, Lunafest, Million Mask March [Published Idaho Statesman - 1 hour ago]
Farah’s brutal honesty about home [Published East African - 13 hours ago]
From Foyles to Hatchards, slip between the cove... [Published Los Angeles Times - 15 hours ago]
Salman Rushdie to visit Vermont in January [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - 18 hours ago]
Salman Rushdie to visit Vermont in January [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 18 hours ago]
Should publishers open stores to compete with A... [Published Retail Wire - Oct 24 2014]
Beloved former Labour leader Michael Foot's fam... [Published The Independent - Oct 24 2014]
Journalist to present 'Haiti: Tragedy and Hope'... [Published Noodls - Oct 24 2014]
A Midnight to 1,001 Nights [Published India Today - Oct 24 2014]
Efua Dorkenoo, who fought female genital mutila... [Published Washington Post - Oct 23 2014]
Family obituary of Ali Mazrui [Published Pambazuka News - Oct 23 2014]
My enemy’s enemy - the battle for secularism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Oct 23 2014]
Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud [Published Daily Sundial - Oct 22 2014]
Questions about terrorists and terrorism (2) [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Oct 22 2014]
Turkish Novelist and 2006 Nobel Laureate Orhan ... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
A freedom we can’t handle [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 21 2014]
Islamic fascists unveil their hate [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 21 2014]
8 "Criticisms" of Anita Sarkeesian That Are Utt... [Published Houston Press - Oct 21 2014]
Braceras: Yusuf left ‘Peace Train’ years ago [Published Boston Herald - Oct 21 2014]
An Open Letter to Moderate Muslims [Published LankaWeb - Oct 20 2014]
Sir John Hoskyns [Published Telegraph - Oct 20 2014]
John Maynard Keynes, King’s and Endowment Asset... [Published Value Walk - Oct 20 2014]
US rapper may be behind ISIS beheadings [Published DNA India - Oct 20 2014]
Does Literature Make Us a Good Global Citizen? [Published Duke University - Oct 20 2014]
Kerry’s comments [Published Jerusalem Post - Oct 19 2014]
Bangladeshi writing in English joins a global c... [Published 3quarksdaily - Oct 19 2014]
The Nobel Award and the not-so-noble propaganda [Published The News International - Oct 19 2014]
ACT! FOR CANADA NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 17, 2014 [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Oct 18 2014]
The sari is her canvas [Published The Hindu - Oct 18 2014]
Richard Gere and Padma Lakshmi Break Up [Published Arabia Weddings - Oct 18 2014]
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