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joseph anton | Sep 25th, 2012

Salman Rushdie on The Daily Show: "My Life Was Like a Spy Novel" [VIDEO]

Despite having a typically serious demeanour, Salman Rushdie had no trouble keeping up with Jon Stewart's satirical brand of humor during his appearance on The Daily Show last week. (A recap of the appearance is shown above.) The Booker Prize-winning author, critic, and speaker discussed his new... Continue Reading →
joseph anton | Sep 17th, 2012

Salman Rushdie: Writers Are More Vulnerable Than Ideas [VIDEO]

Joseph Anton, the highly anticipated memoir by Salman Rushdie, hits the shelves today. It is the first time Rushdie has directly addressed in print the years he spent underground, forced into hiding by an infamous fatwa following the release of his novel The Satanic Verses. In this exclusive Lavin... Continue Reading →