04/20/2011 08:15 am ET | Updated Jun 20, 2011

Salman Rushdie Picks Books For New York Hotel's Guest Rooms

Acclaimed novelist Salman Rushdie has come to the aid of guests who check into a trendy Manhattan hotel with nothing to read, choosing 13 celebrated American books for their rooms.
The upscale Standard Hotel in Manhattan already provides high-definition televisions and iPod docks in rooms but had previously not included so much as a Gideons Bible for guests with more literary tastes.

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