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  1. Rushdie to highlight 2018 Mississippi Book Festival

    Valencia County News-Bulletin3 days ago

    Indian novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie is among the authors invited to speak at this year's Mississippi Book Festival. Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" provoked ...

  2. Picks of the week

    Albany Times Union18 hours ago

    Thursday Salman Rushdie was set to speak in Albany back in 1988, but he had to cancel because he feared for his life. The novelist had gone into hiding after Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini ...

  3. Seventy-two MEPs, from six political groups, added their names to an open letter from 250 international authors, including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood and Ian McEwan, demanding ...

  4. The Mississippi Book Festival announced Friday that one of the world's most acclaimed writers, Salman Rushdie, is speaking at the festival on Aug. 18. The challenging and provocative ...

  5. Sean Penn: I'll write another book despite the lousy reviews

    Evening Standard via Yahoo News3 hours ago

    Sean Penn has revealed plans for a second book — despite his debut novel being widely panned by critics. The actor and filmmaker told a literary festival in New York he was writing a follow-up ...

  6. It took 29 years but Salman Rushdie is finally making it to Albany. The noted author will speak Thursday at UAlbany's New York State Writers Institute, making good on a planned ...

  7. For "Not My Job," he prodded guests such as writer Salman Rushdie to answer questions distinctly outside their area of expertise - in his case, Pez dispensers. At various times ...

  8. Opening Night of World Writers’ Festival 2013

    Columbia University News2 days ago

    Paris Opening Night of World Writers’ Festival 2013 Columbia President Lee C. Bollinger opened the World Writers' Festival at a reception

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  10. Salman Rushdie was asked to explain the history of Pez Candy, and Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, was interrogated about Hugh Hefner and Playboy magazine. On ...

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