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Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Aug 18, 2014

Salman Rushdie awarded Denmark's top literature prize

Salman Rushdie has been given a literary award named after Denmark's famous poet and fairy tale writer Hans Christian Andersen. #Salman Rushdie #Books #NewsTracker #Denmark #Rushdie #Midnight's Children #Hans Christian Andersen #HC Andersen Literature Award
Kejriwal's going-to-be house stuck in legal tangle over ownership

Jun 23, 2014

Kejriwal's going-to-be house stuck in legal tangle over ownership

The controversy over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's house refuses to die down with the new accommodation he is planning to shift stuck in a legal tangle over ownership. #Salman Rushdie #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #House #legal tangle
Modi-run govt will be a 'bullying' one, says Salman Rushdie

May 06, 2014

Modi-run govt will be a 'bullying' one, says Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie has expressed concern that under Narendra Modi, India will have "a fairly bullying government" and attacks on the freedom of expression could worsen if the BJP comes to power. #Salman Rushdie #BJP #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Hindutva #Modi #Rushdie #Bhartiya Janata Party #Modi government
Rushdie & Co on Modi: Passing off prejudice as principle

Apr 15, 2014

Rushdie & Co on Modi: Passing off prejudice as principle

The true test of India's pluralism is not a rejection of Modi, but the country's ability to take a Modi in its stride #Salman Rushdie #Narendra Modi #Ambedkar #In My Opinion #Intellectuals

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Oct 03, 2012

Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

I was reading Salman Rushdie's memoir, Joseph Anton, when it struck me that Pakistan's Mohd Ali Jinnah, the Muslim hero, and India's Rushdie, the Muslim villain, share quite a few things in common... #Salman Rushdie #India #Pakistan #JustSaying #Blasphemy #Muslim #Satanic Verses #Jinnah

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Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Sep 16, 2014

'The Leftovers' - is new series from 'Lost' creators any good?

The Leftovers, Sky Atlantic *** The Leftovers, a greatly hyped new drama from HBO, was so unremittingly grim that when a glimmer of humour manifested towards the end of the first episode it felt like there had been a rip in the space time continuum. ... #HBO #Mariah Carey #Salman Rushdie #Gary Busey #Justin Theroux #Tom Perrotta #Siberia #Gary, IN
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Sep 17, 2014

The Leftovers; Bad Education review its baffling, bewildering, but has a strange beauty

Two per cent of the population disappears in the Sudden Departure, and many questions are raised not least, what on earth is going on? A baby disappears from the back seat of a car, as does the daddy of a little boy, and the driver of another car tha... #HBO #Salman Rushdie #Justin Theroux #Google Inc.
Rushdie and Jinnah: More alike than different?

Aug 30, 2014

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... #Salman Rushdie #Zadie Smith