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Joseph Anton : a memoir —Rushdie, Salman.

Presents a memoir of the author's nine years spent underground after he was sentenced to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini for his controversial novel, "The Satanic Verses," describing how his family and he continued to li...

Quichotte : a novel —Rushdie, Salman, author.

"Quichotte, an aging traveling salesman obsessed with the "unreal real" of TV, falls in impossible love with a queen of the screen; while obsessively writing her love letters, he wishes an imaginary son, Sancho, into exi...

Languages of truth : essays 2003-2020 —Rushdie, Salman, author.

"Salman Rushdie is celebrated as a storyteller of the highest order, illuminating deep truths about our society and culture through his gorgeous, often searing, prose. Now, in his latest collection of nonfiction, he brin...

Midnight's children

At the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, as India proclaims its independence, two newborn babies are switched by a nurse in a Bombay hospital. Saleem Sinai, the illegitimate son of a poor woman, and Shiva, the offsp...

Luka and the fire of life : a novel —Rushdie, Salman.

On a beautiful starry night in the city of Kahani in the land of Alifbay, a terrible thing happened, twelve-year-old Luka's storyteller father, Rashid, fell suddenly and inexplicably into a sleep so deep that nothing and...

Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights —Rushdie, Salman, author.
Book On CD
2015
Availability: 3 of 4

"Once upon a time, in a world just like ours, there came "the time of the strangenesses." Reason receded and the loudest, most illiberal voices reigned. A simple gardener began to levitate, and a powerful djinn -- also k...

Joseph Anton —Rushdie, Salman.
Book On CD
2012
Availability: 2 of 2

Presents a memoir of the author's nine years spent underground after he was sentenced to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini for his controversial novel, "The Satanic Verses," describing how his family and he continued to li...

Bosch the garden of dreams

A mystery within a mystery, the painting The Garden of Earthly Delights is the most famous and intriguing work by Early Netherlandish master Hieronymus Bosch. Through unique exclusive access granted by the Prado Museum -...

Two years, eight months and twenty-eight nights : a novel —Rushdie, Salman, author.

"Once upon a time, in a world just like ours, there came "the time of the strangenesses." Reason receded and the loudest, most illiberal voices reigned. A simple gardener began to levitate, and a powerful djinn -- also k...

The enchantress of Florence : a novel —Rushdie, Salman.

A novel about East meeting West; about Florence at the dawn of the Renaissance and the hedonistic Mughal capital; the meaning of political power, and its proper uses; and the power of love to overcome time. It is also th...

Shalimar the Clown : a novel —Rushdie, Salman.

When a respected former ambassador and current American counter-terrorism chief is murdered by his Kashmiri driver, it looks like a political assassination. But nothing is as it seems.

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