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Sir Salman Rushdie Launches Quichotte


Admission and a copy of Quichotte

September 3, 2019 Tuesday, 7:00 pm

The Center is delighted to host an intimate evening with Sir Salman Rushdie on the night of the release of Quichotte! Guests will be treated to a reading of excerpts from the novel. Called a “dazzling Don Quixote for the modern age” (Time), the bestselling Booker Prize-winning author masterfully uses a classic text to shed light on modern trials.

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  • Salman Rushdie

    Sir Salman Rushdie

    Sir Salman Rushdie

    Sir Salman Rushdie is the author of thirteen previous novels—Grimus, Midnight’s Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, Luka and the Fire of Life, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, and The Golden House—and one collection of short stories: East, West. He has also published four works of nonfiction—Joseph Anton, The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, and Step Across This Line—and co-edited two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. A former president of PEN America, Rushdie was knighted in 2007 for services to literature.