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They're After Salman Rushdie Again

Some Things Never Change

You would think that by now that the grand wizards of Iran would have come to terms with the renegade writings of Salman Rushdie……But apparently they have not. 432 more words

Writing

A book by this name

Will have some acclaim,

And many questions will follow.

It should not be read:

“Off with his head,”

Said the wise king of the meadow.

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Creative Writing

The Cost of Free Speech

‘Talk is cheap!’ So the saying goes, and if you take a quick look at the output of the UK’s dailies, you would probably agree with that statement. 813 more words

Humanism

8 Books That Faced A Ban In India

1) The Satanic Verses:

The book was written by infamous novelist Salman Rushdie. The book was banned in India after it received hostile response from the Muslim Community throughout the world. 707 more words

Society

Taslima’s Plea to Didi

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen in a tweet directed towards the chief minister, West Bengal stated that “Mamata B should learn from Chidambaram and say banning Taslima’s TV drama series is wrong. 152 more words

Media Watch

43: Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

I was talking to one of my professors about this book yesterday, and it struck me just how beautiful it is. I mean, Salman Rushdie is a magician. 187 more words

Books