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Salman Rushdie at Jaipur Literature Festival 2012

January 23, 2012

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Yes, Salman Rushdie will be a part of the Jaipur Literature Festival – 2012 finally! Don’t believe it? Believe it or not, this is what is true. True that Rushdie won’t be physically present, But he will be addressing the festival through video conferencing at 3:34 pm IST on Tuesday; January 24, 2012. He has […]

Rushdie and Jaipur Literature Festival 2012 – an Afterword

January 23, 2012

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Rushdie controversy instead of dying down, seems to be growing with each passing day. The latest development has been that the four authors (Hari Kunzru, Amitava Kumar, Jeet Thayil and Ruchir Joshi), who read excerpts from Salman Rushdie’s controversial book ‘Satanic Verses’ as a mark of protest, have left the Jaipur Literature Festival – 2012 […]

Rushdie and Jaipur Literature Festival 2012

January 21, 2012

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Amitava Kumar and Hari Kunzru reading out from ‘Satanic Verses’       Photo Courtesy: India Today There was a clear cut proof of the protest of the authors over Salman Rushdie issue. The controversial author of ‘Satanic Verses’, Rushdie had announced that he won’t be attending the Festival. The literary community had already been […]

Booker of Bookers – ‘Midnight’s Children’

July 13, 2008

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Salman Rushdie’s ‘Midnight’s Children’, the 27 year old was rejuvenated recently, although it never grew old enough to be forgotten. It was first awarded the Booker Prize in 1981, the year in which it was written. Before being awarded the Booker of Bookers in 2008, it was selected for the same award on the 25th […]