Salman Rushdie

Ian McEwan comes out for Charlie Hebdo, against PEN copouts

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

Celebrated British novelist Ian McEwan has given a magisterial commencement address at Dickinson College in support of the principle of free speech in general, of Charlie Hebdo in particular, and [...]

PEN decides “Je suis Charlie” – but some authors don’t

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

PEN has witnessed some strong internal opposition and argument over the decision of the PEN America Center to award its Freedom of Expression Courage Award to Charlie Hebdo, after the attacks in [...]

South African novelist ZP Dala praises Salman Rushdie, ends in mental asylum

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

New details, and condemnations from English PEN, American PEN and many other quarters, are still coming in following reports that South African novelist ZP Dala has been admitted to a mental asylum [...]

Humble Bundle announces audiobook bundle

By Chris Meadows
January 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Well, the Humble Bundle once again breaks new ground. Not content to have offered pay-what-you-want sales in computer games, music, and e-books (twice), now it’s launched an audiobook bundle. The [...]

Salman Rushdie discusses his work with Booktrack

By libertyc
February 11, 2012 // 0 Comments

Salon Magazine has an article on author Salman Rushdie, who 22 years ago was the subject of a Muslim fatwa for writing uncomplimentary things about Mohammed in his book The Satanic Verses. While the [...]

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