Book Discussion on Shalimar the Clown: A Novel

Salman Rushdie read from his latest novel, Shalimar the Clown: A Novel, published by Random House. Following the reading, Leonard… read more

Salman Rushdie read from his latest novel, Shalimar the Clown: A Novel, published by Random House. Following the reading, Leonard Lopate talked to Mr. Rushdie about his work and the current political situation in South Asia, including the dispute over Kashmir and the reaction to the recent earthquake in Pakistan. Mr. Rushdie also responded to questions and comments from members of the audience.

This event was hosted by Queens College in New York and was part of the college’s Evening Readings series which was celebrating its 30th anniversary. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

  • Joseph Cuomo Founding Director Queens College->Evening Readings
  • Leonard Lopate Talk Show Host New York Public Radio ->Leonard Lopate Show
More People

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on Shalimar the Clown: A Novel

243 Views
Program ID:
189891-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Queens, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 28, 2005

Airing Details

  • Nov 13, 2005 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 28, 2005 | 4:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on Shalimar the Clown: A Novel

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:34:16
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:34:16
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video