Roya Hakakian - An Insider's Look at Iran's Turmoil
Hear firsthand how Salman Rushdie coped with living under a death threat for 10 years, moving stealthily from house to house under police protection. Learn details about his years spent in hiding after the Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa against him, sentencing Rushdie to death because his novel The Satanic Verses was deemed “against Islam, the Prophet and the Qu’ran.” Rushdie has received numerous literary honors, including The Man Booker Prize for Midnight’s Children, which was… Show more
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