- In Conversation: Salman Rushdie and Lila Azam Zanganeh
In Conversation: Salman Rushdie and Lila Azam Zanganeh
Born in India and living in the United States, Salman Rushdie blends two cultures into a single language without borders. The PEN World Voices Festival founder is interviewed by the writer Lila Azam Zanganeh.
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