Salman Rushdie with What’s the Use of Stories That Aren’t Even True?

January 9, 2015 at 12:14 am Leave a comment

Bestselling author of Midnight’s Children and 2015 Vermont Reads book Haroun and the Sea of Stories talks about the importance of storytelling

Wednesday, January 14,  5:00 pm
Ira Allen Chapel, 26 University Place, Burlington  


Watch this event streamed LIVE at Richford Jr./Sr. High School

Salman Rushdie is the author of eleven novels: Grimus, Midnight’s Children(which was awarded the Booker Prize in 1981), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shallimar the Clown and The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. He is also the author of a book of stories, East, West, and three works of nonfiction – Imaginary Homelands,The Jaguar Smile, and Step Across this Line. He is coeditor of Mirrorwork, an anthology of contemporary Indian writing, and of the 2008 Best American Short Stories Anthology. Learn more about Rushdie.

His book Haroun and the Sea of Stories is the VT Humanities Council 2015 Vermont Reads selection and Richford Jr./Sr. High School has been awarded a grant for multiple copies of this title. The books have arrived and will be available next Wed. at the streaming event. A discussion of this title will be held at the Arvin A. Brown Public Library sometime in March.

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