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On a night championing free expression and featuring speeches by Salman Rushdie, Toni Morrison and two members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot, no one moved the audience more than the daughter of an imprisoned Chinese dissident.
Two members of Pussy Riot will be attending a literary celebration that already includes Toni Morrison, Salman Rushdie and Robert Caro on the guest list.
One writes novels and likes to tweet. The other is Twitter's CEO. Both men, Salman Rushdie and Dick Costolo, will be honored May 5 in New York at the annual gala of the PEN American Center.
Author Salman Rushdie is set to hold two public events at Emory University during his February visit to the school.
Put Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis and Ian McEwan on a stage and expect a night of high art and schoolboy humor, of reading, writing and Christopher Hitchens. The three literary stars, all in their 60s and friends for more than half their lives, appeared together Monday night in New York.
The movie version of "Midnight's Children" is a labor of love, and that love helps make it better than it probably has a right to be. The sweeping story of Salman Rushdie's novel is infused with magic, epic in scope, richly allegorical and steeped in the history of India. It's just too big to be contained in a feature film.
Author Salman Rushdie says that India needs to ask itself why it's becoming a culturally intolerant country that bans books and movies that offend some people.
A mauling of Martin Amis and a savaging of Salman Rushdie are in the running for the best bad book review of 2012.