PEN Literary Gala

I've been to many fancy parties underneath the belly of the gigantic blue whale suspended over the Hall of Ocean Life, but something about this night felt like graduating… More

Quixote at 400: A Tribute

SALMAN RUSHDIE: We’re gathered here to praise what many people would call the greatest novel ever written: El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha (The Ingenious Knight, Don… More

The Power of the Pen: Entire Discussion

SALMAN RUSHDIE: A butterfly flaps its wings in India and we feel the breeze on our cheeks in New York. A throat is cleared somewhere in Africa and in… More