Saturday, September 07, 2019
RAINY DAY BOOKS HOSTS CONTROVERSIAL 'APOSTATE' AUTHOR SALMAN RUSHDIE ON KANSAS CITY COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA!!!
Tonight, the author whom the Ayatollah condemned to Hell will speak with cowtown readers about this latest work.
More info here for local lit lovers . . .
Salman Rushdie, New York Times Bestselling Author, will be In Conversation with Vivien Jennings, Founder & President of Rainy Day Books about his New Hardcover Novel Quichotte.
Background on the author forced into hiding and vindicated years later regarding the threat of radical Islamo-facists:
Guardian: The Satanic Verses is still creating monsters, even new book-burners
Time: Salman Rushdie on family, the fatwa and his new novel inspired by Cervantes
BBC: Salman Rushdie fatwa: 30 years on
Posted because TKC admires authors with courage and to politely, subtly suggest that locals in the know avoid sitting too close to the stage.
You decide . . .