January 21, 2021 4:51 pm
Hachette will publish international authors like Stephen King ("Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption"); Martin Lindstrom ("The Ministry of Common Sense"); Damon Centola ("Change: How to Make Big Things Happen") and Scott Haas ("Ukeireru: Happiness and Acceptance through Japanese Wisdom").
August 15, 2020 8:58 am
Thirty years later, the Dastangoi Collective has adapted this work of magical realism, keeping Haroun, his father Rashid, their relationship with stories, and the war with Khatmshud, who wants to leave everyone Bezuban
August 07, 2020 5:17 pm
In the past, the Shame author had been mired in controversy after his book, The Satanic Verses was published. He was accused of blasphemy leading to a ban on the book in India
July 10, 2020 6:51 pm
Since the letter was published, it has ignited a debate on “Cancel Culture” and critics have questioned the letter for limiting its concern towards free speech at the social, cultural and institutional level.
July 09, 2020 5:44 pm
Titled 'A Letter on Justice and Open Debate', the letter comes just days after JK Rowling faced heavy criticism for her tweets that likened transgender hormone replacement to gay conversion therapy.
April 27, 2020 5:16 pm
“If you look around the world, you see the ideas of freedom — freedom which contains the sense of carefree-ness — seem everywhere in retreat, hounded by guns and bombs,” Rushdie said.
March 06, 2020 7:12 pm
Rushdie's father had in 1970 agreed to sell the ancestral house, in the posh Civil Lines area here, to Bhiku Ram Jain for Rs 3.75 lakh. However, the deal did not go through due to a dispute between the two sides.
December 29, 2019 5:27 pm
For close to 50 years, a legal battle has gone on between Rushdie’s family and that of Congressman Bhiku Ram Jain, after a deal to sell the house fell through.
November 07, 2019 1:59 pm
The list has been divided into 10 categories — identity, love, sex and romance, adventure, life, death and other worlds, politics, power and protest, class and society, coming of age, family and friendship, crime and conflict and rule-breakers, the names — with 10 books each.
September 03, 2019 3:44 pm
The list includes The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann, Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak and An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma.