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Salman Rushdie

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  • Rushdie's invitation to Indian literary festival stirs controversy

     
    Salman Rushdie to be their keynote speaker. They may have gotten more than they bargained for. Salman Rushdie's plans to attend this weekend's Jaipur Literature Festival in India has brought pressure down on organizers, with state officials urging them to...
  • Even absent, Salman Rushdie stirs controversy at India literary event

     
    Controversial author Salman Rushdie has been the talk of India's Jaipur Literature Festival, despite the fact that he bowed out of attending after police issued a warning -- later called into question -- that he might face an assassination attempt....
  • Book news: Salman Rushdie, tattoos, and Thomas Mann on Hollywood

     
    How the controversy over Salman Rushdie looked in Jaipur, the continued health of Politics & Prose, Jackie Collins' letterhead, and what Thomas Mann wrote about Los Angeles....
  • Book news: Salman Rushdie, John Steinbeck, fact, fiction, more

     
    A pile of links to the most interesting book stories online, conveniently in one place....
  • The New Yorker reboots online books coverage

     
    The New Yorker has renamed its book blog, rebranded its Twitter feed and focused its online books coverage....
  • This Sunday: John Leonard, AIDS and Carl Hiaasen, too

     
    John Leonard's collected essays, a book on genesis of the AIDS pandemic and another YA book by Carl Hiassen are all part of our Sunday coverage....
  • Telluride taps Geoff Dyer as guest director

     
    Telluride Film Festival has chosen Geoff Dyer as its guest director for 2012....
  • Q&A: 'Bored to Death' creator Jonathan Ames

     
    Jonathan Ames, creator of HBO's "Bored to Death," sits down with Los Angeles Times' Television Critic Robert Lloyd for a Q&A....
  • Free stories Wednesday morning in Brooklyn

     
    On Wednesday morning, as part of the lead-up to Sunday's Brooklyn Book Festival, One Story magazine will be handing out free stories at Brooklyn subway stops. Commuters heading into Manhattan from 7:30 a.m. t 9 a. m. may find their......
  • Brooklyn Book Festival: The moral mysteries

     
    The afternoon after Sept. 11, it was raining in Brooklyn, and the stalls at the Brooklyn Book Festival were covered in a fine, cool mist. Foot traffic was down, and attendees were huddled inside panel areas at Brooklyn Borough Hall......
  • David Bowie's new book 'Bowie: Object' rocks the Frankfurt Book Fair

     
    One of the hottest properties making the rounds at that annual festival of literary wheeling and dealing, the Frankfurt Book Fair, isn’t some tome by the hot young author du jour. It’s a hard-to-classify work of nonfiction by a veteran......
  • Politics and Prose's Carla Cohen has died

     
    Carla Cohen, the co-founder of Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C., died of cancer Monday, the bookstore announced on its website. She was 74. Cohen founded the bookstore in 1984 with Barbara Meade, who handled the money side of......