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2021 book list: Orhan Pamuk, Salman Rushdie, Jhumpa Lahiri coming up with their works

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").

Salman Rushdie’s Haroun and the Sea of Stories gets a Dastangoi adaptation

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

Salman Rushdie asks Twitter to remove fake tweet falsely attributed to him

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

Explained: The debate over Harper's open letter against 'cancel culture'

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.

Margaret Atwood, JK Rowling, Salman Rushdie and others sign open letter against 'cancel culture'

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.

'Break chains wherever you find them': Salman Rushdie on the importance of freedom

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.

Delhi HC seeks Rushdies' stand on plea against order on value of their ancestral home

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.

At centre of 50-year-old dispute, a century-old Salman Rushdie bungalow now valued at Rs 130 crore

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.

Salman Rushdie, Arundhati Roy, RK Narayan, Vikram Seth's books feature in BBC’s 100 ‘novels that shaped our world’

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.

Booker Prize 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood make it to shortlist

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.