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Salman Rushdie, award-winning novelist: Presentation/Q&A

  • Presented By: NYS Writers Institute Location: University at Albany Downtown Campus 135 Western Avenue, Page Hall, Albany, NY 12203 Albany, NY 12203
  • Dates: April 19, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    Salman Rushdie is widely recognized as a leading figure of world literature. This will be his first visit to the Institute since cancelling his scheduled 1988 appearance due to controversy surrounding his novel, The Satanic Verses. His new novel is The New York Times bestseller, The Golden House (2017), a parable of contemporary America set against the backdrop of current American culture and politics. The AP reviewer called it, “a modern masterpiece.” Cosponsored by the UAlbany Speaker Series