Fran Lebowitz and Salman Rushdie both agreed that the world has been turned upside down as Democrats are supporting the FBI and the Republicans are supporting Russia. “It’s like when you say please bring back Mitt Romney,” Rushdie told Maher. “I mean, how did that happen? I...
I thought they had already done this -- didn't they select Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children as the Booker of Bookers (in 1993) and the Best of the Booker (2008) ? -- but apparently they feel obligated to anoint it yet again, this...Show More Summary
Highlights of this day in history: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini calls on Muslims to kill author Salman Rushdie; Slobodan Milosevic begins his defense against war crimes charges; Dolly the cloned sheep dies. (Feb. 14)
After nearly ten years, my second novel, MEMENTO PARK, is about to come out, with blurbs from Salman Rushdie, Marisa Silver, Min Jin Lee and Joseph O'Neill, as well as starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. Please come...
The winner of the Man Booker Prize is a worse booty caller than your average college freshman.
World leaders will do a lot of talking while they're gathered in the Philippines this week for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit, but a group of notable writers, actors and others would like them to take a brief moment...Show More Summary
'Curb Your Enthusiasm' executive producer Jeff Schaffer talks to THR about Episode 3, Season 9, "A Disturbance in the Kitchen." read more
The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.
Want to listen to this article out loud? Hear it on Slate Voice. Salman Rushdie’s 13 th novel is a dramatic trans-Atlantic tale that marks his swerve from magic realism to realism. While his previous novels were peopled with telepathic children, vengeful jinns, and levitating gardeners, The Golden House is tethered to terra firma. Show More Summary
Rushdie's latest novel follows New York real estate tycoon Nero Golden during the presidency of "the Jokers."
Because Columbus Circle is getting 24/7 protection this weekend, check out today's end-of-day links: Hillary Clinton loves Kate McKinnon, inside a white nationalist convention, Salman Rushdie likes 'Curb,' catcalling selfies, and a sleepy beagle. Show More Summary
Larry David took a page out of the author's book for his newest chapter of "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Sunday's premiere of the HBO comedy revealed that in the six years Larry David was off the air, he had been busy writing a musical about the fatwa that was issued against Rushdie. read more
Welcome! To get things started, Salman Rushdie sat down and gave us a preview of how his thinking about Donald Trump played into his new novel, “The Golden House.” Join us with Rushdie on Sunday at our event at the Ace Hotel. THE BIG STORY This week saw the publication of Hillary Clinton’s “What...
Fran Lebowitz returns to MAHER!! AMERICAN VANDAL AND PROJECT MC2 Hit Netflix!! Rare Friday BIG BROTHER!! Friday TV Talkback!! Read the full article on AICN Fran Lebowitz, Bret Stephens, Salman Rushdie and Tim Gunn are guests on tonight’s episode of “Real Time With Bill Maher.” Premiering or returning Friday: American Vandal (Netflix) Sept. Show More Summary
In which we consult the Book Review’s past to shed light on the books of the present. This week: Salman Rushdie on importance of “global dialogue.”
“The Golden House” tells the story of a billionaire patriarch and his enigmatic family after they arrive in New York.
NEW YORK — “I’m on the Technicolor end,” said Salman Rushdie. He was talking about the kind of realism you’ll find in “The Golden House,” his new novel. “If realism goes from Raymond Carver to James Joyce,” he explained, “It’s realism, but it’s kind of amped up, boosted.” Interviewed in the Manhattan...
Life has far more imagination than we do, says the epigraph from Truffaut that opens Salman Rushdie’s 12th novel —…
This week our Sunday paper brings you the fall arts preview. Here’s what’s inside: THE BIG STORY Salman Rushdie, whose new novel is “The Golden House,” kicks off the fall literary season with two events in Southern California: a book signing at Vroman’s and the L.A. Times Ideas Exchange at the...