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Satanic Verses

Indo-American Arts Council at Fifteen with Who's Who of South Asian Celebrities

Jim Luce | Posted 02.03.2014 | Arts
Jim Luce

No one in Manhattan can throw a gala like Aroon Shivdasani, and the fifteenth anniversary fete of her Indo-American Arts Council (IAAC) was everything...

Salman Rushdie Criticizes India

AP | Posted 01.24.2013 | Books

NEW DELHI -- Author Salman Rushdie says that India needs to ask itself why it's becoming a culturally intolerant country that bans books and movies th...

$3.3 Million For This Author's Head

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A semi-official religious foundation in Iran has increased a reward it had offered for the killing of British author Salman Rushdie to...

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

Reuters | Posted 06.20.2011 | Books

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 A...

Salman Rushdie Memoir Coming

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Salman Rushdie is writing a memoir that will recount his years in hiding after the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered Muslims to kill him because of ...

Iranian Woman At Risk Of Stoning For Circulating Banned Book

The Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An Iranian woman accused by the Tehran regime of circulating copies of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses is at risk of being stoned and flogged if h...

Remembering My Battle Against Fundamentalists

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Our biggest accomplishment was standing up for those torn down by the TV evangelists.