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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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The Cost of Free Speech

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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

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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

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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

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Book Review: Discworld #2 - The Light Fantastic

Title: The Light Fantastic
Author: Terry Pratchett
Year of Publication: 1986
Series: Discworld; Rincewind
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2; 2
Goodreads Rating (Avg.): 3.91
Goodreads Rating (Mine): 4… 1,739 more words

The Ayatollah and the Author

So insulted by the book “The Satanic Verses”, Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa for the murder of its author, Salman Rushdie. After a revival in recent years by the Iranian government official, Hassan Sane’i; prize money currently stands at $3.3 million for Rushdie’s head. 142 more words

Atheism