Salman Rushdie

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Name: Salman Rushdie
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 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 - 10 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Fatwa declared on UK 'heretics'

Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning British jihadis.The fatwa, which The Sunday Times newspaper said had been issued by imams, is the strongest condemnation yet of Britons joining Islamic extremists by the Muslim community.It comes as Britain's ... [Published BT.com - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature

At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson. 50 Cent has his own imprint with Gallery Books; Simon & Schuster ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Making the connection to 21st century enlightenment

Blackwell’s bookshop in Oxford has three-and-a-half miles of books. It’s a wonderful place. The deputy manager told me how they staged Doctor Faustus in its stacks recently.Nearly 25 years ago as a student, I was there for what turned out to be Salman ... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

10 Holiday Must-Reads

There's nothing like lying on the beach with salty summer skin, turning the final page of a novel you've been engrossed in for days. So whether you're escaping winter and heading somewhere tropical or braving the cold and taking a staycation, we've selected ... [Published In Style Australia - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

ANTHONY FUREY · Not lying about radical Islam

What a honeymoon period violent Islamists have had. From 2001 to now, the agenda has pretty much gotten a free ride in public sentiment.Year after year, the tally grows. One website, thereligionofpeace.com, compiles Islamic-inspired terror attacks, as ... [Published Sun News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Sideswipe: August 27: Separated at birth

Separated at birth: Whale Oil and Andre the Giant.Westie cries foul over inorganic rubbish collectionsA Westie writes: "Can anybody tell me why East, South and North suburbs of Auckland get free, unlimited (size) inorganic collection while those of us ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Five Best Things to See at the Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2014

Before Julian Assange took residence in London's Ecuadorian Embassy, he was spreading his ideas at the 2011 Festival of Dangerous Ideas alongside Germaine Greer, David Marr, Michael Kirby and a slew of other big names. Presented by the Sydney Opera House ... [Published Concrete Playground - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Hezbollah is no stranger to takfir

One has to hand it to whoever had the idea for Al-Akhbar ’s interview with Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah earlier this month. Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri may have nicknamed Saad Hariri “ Santa Claus ” after his return to Lebanon bearing a billion-dollar ... [Published NOW News - Aug 25 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 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Salman Rushdie Receives Hans Christian Andersen Award

Odense, Denmark: Salman Rushdie on Sunday was conferred the Hans Christian Andersen Literature award.The Indian-born British author was presented the award by Danish Crown Princess Mary at the Concert Hall at Odense, Denmark's third-largest city and the ... [Published India-West - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

XINHUA - Salman Rushdie receives Denmark's top literature award

Salman Rushdie receives Denmark's top literature awardContributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.ODENSE, Denmark, Aug. 17 (Xinhua) -- Indian-born British author Salman Rushdie received on Sunday a literature award named after Denmark's most famous poet and fairy tale ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 17 2014]

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Creating one’s own world [Published Times of Malta - 2 hours ago]
21 Things We Learnt From Salman Rushdie at FODI [Published Concrete Playground - 10 hours ago]
Isis terror threat: Leading British Muslims iss... [Published The Independent - Aug 31 2014]
UK Muslim leaders issue fatwa condemning Briton... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 31 2014]
Fatwa declared on UK 'heretics' [Published BT.com - Aug 31 2014]
Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To '... [Published Austin American Statesman - Aug 30 2014]
Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To '... [Published NPR - Aug 30 2014]
How Malaysia and Other Countries Celebrate thei... [Published ExpatGoMalaysia.com - Aug 30 2014]
Festival of Dangerous Ideas 2014 live blog [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 30 2014]
Thasarak, Kerala | Inside a village of legend [Published Livemint.com - Aug 29 2014]
If Martin Amis did return to Britain, would Ame... [Published The Independent - Aug 29 2014]
Natasha Trethewey places poetry archive at Emory [Published Creative Loafing - Aug 28 2014]
The contradictions of the Indian intelligentsia [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 28 2014]
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 [Published UPI - Aug 28 2014]
FESTIVAL OF DANGEROUS IDEAS HITS SYDNEY THIS WE... [Published Pagesdigital - Aug 28 2014]
Iran marks 25 years since Khomeini's death [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 27 2014]
Making the connection to 21st century enlighten... [Published The Big Issue - Aug 27 2014]
10 Holiday Must-Reads [Published In Style Australia - Aug 27 2014]
ANTHONY FUREY · Not lying about radical Islam [Published Sun News - Aug 27 2014]
Sideswipe: August 27: Separated at birth [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 26 2014]
The Five Best Things to See at the Festival of ... [Published Concrete Playground - Aug 26 2014]
Hezbollah is no stranger to takfir [Published NOW News - Aug 25 2014]
The Bad Boy Of Belles-Lettres [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 24 2014]
The Bad Boy Of Belles-Lettres [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 24 2014]
MICHAEL COREN · In the wake of tragedy, a sobe... [Published Sun News - Aug 24 2014]
Video: Adam Hills continues spat with God Hates... [Published Pink News - Aug 24 2014]
Gaining in translation [Published Bangalore Mirror - Aug 24 2014]
A life in fiction; how the publishing industry ... [Published WA Today - Aug 23 2014]
C’mere till I tell ya: the art of storytelling [Published Irish Times - Aug 23 2014]
Jihadi John and his fellow Isis fighters from t... [Published The Independent - Aug 22 2014]
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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 ...
On the 75th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, re... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 13 2014]
Morgan Meis in The Smart Set: Salman Rushdie wrote an amusing little book in 1992. The title of the book is  The Wizard of Oz . It’s about the famous movie with Judy Garland’s Dorothy and Toto and the Wicked Witches, East and West. The movie  The ...
Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s... [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 28 2014]
Britain has let Islamists run riot – as today’s report into the ‘Trojan horse’ plot reveals http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2014/07/britain-has-let-islamists-run-riot-as-todays-report-into-the-trojan-horse-plot-reveals/ 198 comments 22 July ...
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