- AFP via Yahoo! NewsOct 06 02:51 AM
Iran has threatened to boycott next week's Frankfurt Book Fair because organisers have invited the author Salman Rushdie, who still has a fatwa against him, as a guest speaker. Rushdie, a British citizen who now lives in the United States, was made subject of the fatwa -- a religious edict that called for his killing -- in 1988, when his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, was published. The ...
- The AtlanticOct 06 11:09 AM
Iran is threatening to boycott the Frankfurt Book Fair over Rushdie’s keynote address. Iranian authors stand to lose the most.
- Daily MailOct 06 04:10 PM
The British author, pictured, was made the subject of the fatwa - a religious edict that called for his killing - in 1988, when his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, was published.
- New York TimesOct 02 05:28 AM
In Salman Rushdie’s latest novel, a storm opens a wormhole and the battle between good and evil.
- Deutsche WelleOct 06 02:55 AM
- Time MagazineOct 02 09:04 AM
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- AFP Relax News via Yahoo! NewsOct 05 06:12 AM
Author Salman Rushdie will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming Frankfurt International Book Fair (October 14-18), which will feature a larger and more international culinary section than ever before this year in addition to its usual roster of hot fiction and non-fiction titles and deals. Rushdie, whose latest novel, "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights," released last month, will...
- New York TimesOct 05 05:37 PM
In 1989, Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic, ordered Muslims to kill Mr. Rushdie after some deemed his book blasphemous.
- NMEOct 02 12:50 AM
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- PitchforkOct 01 11:32 AM
Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie ( The Satanic Verses, Midnight's Children, Fury ) recently stopped by the CBC in promotion of his new novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights . As Noisey points out , after discussing the novel, the CBC gave him some Canadian literature to read aloud . No, not Margaret Atwood or Alice Munro, but, rather... Drake lyrics. Below, watch the Booker-Prize...
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