Channeling Cervantes: On Salman Rushdie’s “Quichotte”

AFTER THE BIBLE, Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote is said to be the best-selling book of all time, with estimated sales of 500 million copies. In 2002, the Guardian surveyed 100 of the “world’s best authors” (including Salman Rushdie) regarding which book was the best of all time. Don Quixote won. It attracted 50 percent […] The post Channeling Cervantes: On Salman Rushdie’s “Quichotte” appeared first on Los Angeles Review of Books. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

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What it was like asking for Salman Rushdie’s work in a Pakistan bookshop | Anonymous

As an aspiring writer I loved many exiled authors, from Márquez to Kundera, but with Rushdie the stakes were raisedIt was more than a decade ago when I was introduced to the work of Salman Rushdie, thanks to the recommendation of a writer in my homeland of Pakistan. As an aspiring writer myself,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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I could not believe how bravely Salman Rushdie faced the threats to his life. That’s true courage | Hadley Freeman

In our conversations and emails, his determination to not let the fatwa define him has been evidentThat Salman Rushdie was nearly murdered at an event in New York while talking about whether the United States was a safe haven for exiled writers is an irony he’d have rejected as too far-fetched... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Who is Salman Rushdie?

Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses," was brutally attacked just as he was about to speak to an audience at the Chautauqua Institution. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Salman Rushdie Stabbed at Lecture, Hospitalized

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The Booker Prize-winning author will serialise a new novella on the Substack newsletter publishing platform. Continue reading at BBC World

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Salman Rushdie, Diana Gabaldon and other authors reflect on the books they find most transporting

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Charlie Hebdo row leads to Facebook fallout between Salman Rushdie and Francine Prose

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Salman Rushdie: The trouble with first person

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