Tagged: Salman Rushdie

The Charlie Hebdo principle

The distaste of eminent writers such as Peter Carey at PEN American Center’s decision to honour Charlie Hebdo at its gala next month,... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features a rare Salman Rushdie appearance, the launch of a new independent publisher and the 2019 Booker Prize ceremony. Read more

Trade figures weigh in on Booker Prize longlist as big names dominate

The Booker Prize longlist has been declared “an absolute gift for bookselling” by Waterstones, as retailers acknowledged the lack of surprise entries.... Read more

Margaret Atwood and Salman Rushdie nominated for 2019 Booker Prize

Margaret Atwood is longlisted for this year's £50,000 Booker Prize for her "terrifying and exhilarating" sequel The Testaments (Chatto & Windus) alongside fellow former winner Salman Rushdie, in the first... Read more

Cape to publish Don Quixote-inspired novel from Rushdie

Jonathan Cape will publish Salman Rushdie’s new Don Quixote-inspired novel, Quichotte, in August. Read more

Rushdie, Hollinghurst, Waters headline Cheltenham Literature Festival

Roddy Doyle, Ian Rankin and Salman Rushdie are some of the authors revealed on the line-up at the Times and the Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature... Read more

Rushdie bringing out novel on contemporary America

Salman Rushdie is publishing a new novel, The Golden House, with Vintage imprint Jonathan Cape in September. Read more

Rushdie, Rankin and Atwood pledge support to Turkey's imprisoned writers

Over 100 writers have put their names to a message pledging solidarity with Turkey’s imprisoned writers and journalists and promising to "raise our global voice against any effort to silence... Read more

Rushdie urges Chinese authorities to release jailed writers

Salman Rushdie has put his name to an open letter, alongside J M Coetzee, Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman, calling on Chinese president Xi Jinping to reverse his state crackdown on... Read more

Rushdie and Greer to speak at Hay Festival

Simon Schama, Germaine Greer, Salman Rushdie and Caitlin Moran are just some of the writers and thinkers lined up to take part in this year’s... Read more

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