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Salman Rushdie

Ahmed Salman Rushdie, FRSL is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, 'Midnight's Children' , won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best novel of all winners" on two separate occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Salman Rushdie has 21 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Speech. The year with the most videos was 2005 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 2,318 views per program. Most appearances with Peter Slen (2), Don DeLillo (2), Paul Auster (2). Most common tags: Arts & Literature, Religious Issues, About Books.

Appearances by Title:Author Videos: 18 c. January 1, 2005 - Present President, PEN American Center Videos: 1


Chair, PEN World Voices Festival c. January 1, 2010 - c. September 21, 2010 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Media and Fake News

    Media and Fake News

    Panelists talked about the media and the rise of “fake news.” Speakers included author Salman Rushdie, Daily Beast White House reporter Lachlan…

  • <em>Joseph Anton</em>

    Joseph Anton

    Author Salman Rushdie discusses his memoir, Joseph Anton, in which he discussed his ten years spent in hiding as a result of…

  • A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A tribute was held for author Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 15, 2011. Numerous speakers, including family,…

  • The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State

    The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State

    In honor of a PEN conference organized by Norman Mailer 25 years ago, writers discussed how governments can work together across national boundaries, as…

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