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The Lord of Literature turns to tweeting

Should I be disappointed that he’s come down amongst us mere mortals, or glad that Salman Rushdie, the God of Great Words, has discovered the lowbrow delights of social media?
First I have to wonder how on earth he’s going to keep his multifarious hydra headed imagination and pyrotechnic style caged in 140 characters?
Then I have [...]

On Rushdie, freedom, virgins and sex.

I went to see Salman Rushdie delivering the first Freedom Lecture in Leiden to a cathedral full of Holland’s finest and brainiest. I went in the spirit of a teenager going to see her favourite pop idol in a concert for the first time.