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The Leftovers; Bad Education review its baffling, bewildering, but has a strange beauty 05:00 Sep 17 2014 from The Observer

Two per cent of the population disappears in the Sudden Departure, and many questions are raised not least, what on earth is going on? A baby disappears from the back seat of a car, as does the daddy of a little boy, and the driver of another car tha...


THREE CITIES, PLENTY TO TALK ABOUT 09:07 Sep 09 2014 from More Intelligent Life

Short Read: for his pick of the talks, Anthony Gardner recommends a season of debates by Intelligence Squared in London, New York and Sydney From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, September/October 2014 For those weary of politicians trading pre-spun soundb...


Hip-Hop In Print: Brooklyn Publisher Looks To 'Reverse Gentrify' Literature 11:11 Aug 30 2014 from Topix

At this summer's Calabash International Literary Festival in Jamaica, thousands turned up for readings by big-name authors: Salman Rushdie, Jamaica Kincaid, Zadie Smith and Albert Johnson...


Midnight's Children is too tedious for comfort 01:06 Feb 05 2013 from Hindustan Times

Even if one doesn't compare it to the book, Midnight Children is much too tedious for comfort.


Rushdie's Kolkata visit: Dr Amartya Sen criticises protesters 07:44 Feb 03 2013 from IBNLive

Kolkata: Noted economist and Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen has criticised Muslim groups for raising a hue and cry over author Salman Rushdie's proposed visit to Kolkata for the Literary Meet. Dr Sen, who is attending the Literary Meet, said, "There


Society is becoming a culture of intolerance: Tharoor 07:27 Feb 03 2013 from IBNLive

New Delhi: Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has expressed anger over the controversy about Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroopam', Salman Rushdie and Ashish Nandy. While speaking to Karan Thapar on this week's Devil's Advocate, Tharoor said that people are


Newsmaker of the day: February 1 05:17 Feb 01 2013 from in.com

After Ashis Nandy and Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Rushdie has come under fire.


Javed Akhtar defends Vishwaroopam, Rushdie 02:41 Feb 01 2013 from in.com

Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar lashed out against the ban on 'Vishwaroopam' and also against the treatment meted out to Salman Rushdie


Mamata blocked my Kolkata trip: Salman Rushdie 02:10 Feb 01 2013 from PTI

Controversial author Salman Rushdie on Friday said he was forced to cancel his trip to Kolkata


Mamata blocked my entry in Kolkata: Rushdie 01:07 Feb 01 2013 from IBNLive

Salman Rushdie said the truth of the matter was that CM Mamata Banerjee ordered the police to block his arrival.