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"Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini never read @SalmanRushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses”... The Iranian leader’s murderous 1989 fatwa... was a political move to exploit the erupting fury in Pakistan, India, and beyond over a fictional dream sequence." https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/ayatollah-khomeini-never-read-salman-rushdies-book #Rushdie
#IndiaAt75: In a remarkable anthology, 100 authors from #India & the Indian diaspora assemble to write short reflections on India's tryst with destiny in the last 75 years. A truly stunning curation by @saliltripathi + @PENamerica. https://pen.org/india-at-75/
India at 75
Congratulations on curating an astounding collection of voices, @saliltripathi and all those who helped @PENamerica