Salman Rushdie

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

#tbt Salman Rushdie and Brian Lehrer

It's 'Throwback Thursday' and we're marking the 25th anniversary of the show this fall with a dip into the Brian Lehrer Show archives every week. This week, we highlight part of Brian's conversation with author Salman Rushdie  in 2002, reflecting on fear ... [Published WNYC - 21 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Parini: What's wrong with 'Black Jesus'?

I've just been watching the trailer for "Black Jesus," a show that will premiere on August 7 on the Cartoon Network during its child-unfriendly late-night spot, which they call Adult Swim. Already at least one Christian group has begun to lobby the network ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Slide Show: Stopped in Time

Harold Edgerton, a professor of electrical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, invented the strobe flash in the nineteen-thirties. Photographers could use the device to stop the appearance of movement in their images, and it changed ... [Published New Yorker - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dealing with terror through taking back control

“How do you defeat terrorism? Don’t be terrorized,” wrote Salman Rushdie, an Indian British novelist and essayist.Few people have had such an intimate history with the barbarity of terrorism as the Israelis have. There has barely been a day when an ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

No peace, no love

When Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini declared a death penalty on Salman Rushdie for The Satanic Verses, there were demonstrations condemning the Indian-born British author. One of our batchmates in Dhaka University was busy writing his own poem of love, as ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
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 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 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan: Amma's rasam

For a long time now many people have been asking me to write a book. I have steadfastly refused - for two reasons.One, I strongly believe in the Hindi saying, "kauvaa chale hans ki chaal". This is a reference to the crow that expects to fool people into ... [Published Business Standard India - Jul 07 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]

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...This week, we highlight part of Brian's conversation with author Salman Rushdie  in 2002, reflecting on fear and civil liberties after 9/11. "the issue of how you reconcile the demands of a free society with the demands of security: that's going to be the argument that we're all going to be having for the next ten or fifteen years" Rushdie said in 2002. Well, that's now

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#tbt Salman Rushdie and Brian Lehrer [Published WNYC - 21 hours ago]
Marina Abramovic, Sia and Pussy Riot Back New O... [Published Concrete Playground - Jul 31 2014]
Arvind Kejriwal moves back to flat in Kaushambi [Published Financial Express - Jul 30 2014]
Slide Show: Stopped in Time [Published New Yorker - Jul 30 2014]
Parini: What's wrong with 'Black Jesus'? [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 29 2014]
Explaining the Pull of the World's 'Unruly Places' [Published The Atlantic Cities - Jul 28 2014]
Dealing with terror through taking back control [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 28 2014]
Letters: Has the Big Society helped? Of course not [Published The Independent - Jul 28 2014]
Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 28 2014]
Why its trendy to read Manto again [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Kilmihil author on Man Booker longlist [Published Clare Champion - Jul 26 2014]
'Nothing. Nothing. Nothing' [Published Outlook India - Jul 25 2014]
MPP’s racy novel spices up backbench life [Published London Free Press - Jul 25 2014]
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India’s ‘Ban Man’ and his fight against ‘evil’ [Published Gulf News - Jul 25 2014]
CHRISTINA BLIZZARD · Liberal MPP publishes ques... [Published Sun News - Jul 24 2014]
No peace, no love [Published Dhaka Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
PEN audit will come back to haunt Tories [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 24 2014]
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Aussie Flanagan makes Booker longlist [Published Tasmania Mercury - Jul 23 2014]
Fate Of A Misguided Scholar 2 [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 23 2014]
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Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s... [Published Spectator - Jul 22 2014]
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‘Black Jesus’ Compared to ‘Satanic Verses’ – Bo... [Published EURweb - Jul 21 2014]
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Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 28 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]
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