Salman Rushdie

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Jaipur Literary Festival and its Global audience

Aarti Betigeri on why [http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Global-News/2012/0122/What-s-all-the-buzz-about-Oprah-and-Salman-Rushdie-going-to-India] all the global celebs – like Salman Rushdie and Oprah Winfrey – were centerpiece in a Literary Fest in Jaipur?  Finally, a literary congregation which has made writing and reading “sexy” and “global”. > The Jaipur Literature Festival had relatively

23 Jan 12 1 min read
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Reading of Satanic Verses by 4 authors in Jaipur lands them in trouble

Salman Rushdie didn’t come to Jaipur Literary festival.  But four authors read from Rushdie’s “Satanic Verses” at the festival.  This has created a big hue and cry [http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/Jaipur/Complaint-against-authors-in-Satanic-Verses-row/Article1-800666.aspx] now.  Such is the terrorism of the Islamic community within India and

22 Jan 12 1 min read

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