Thalia Book Club: Salman Rushdie's Joseph Anton

Critics' pick
Photograph: Beowulf Sheehan
Salman Rushdie
Free

Even average Americans know a little something about Salman Rushdie’s history: He was the target of a fatwa issued by the Ayatollah Khomeini for his book, The Satanic Verses, in the late ’80s. In a revealing new memoir Joseph Anton, Rushdie discusses the nine years that followed the announcement, which he spent moving from place to place under police protection.

Event phone: 212-864-5400
Event website: http://symphonyspace.org
LiveReviews|0
1 person listening