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Salman Rushdie’s Romance Novel

Monday, June 02, 2008

Salman Rushdie’s new novel, The Enchantress of Florence, is a Renaissance romance set in the 16th century.

Event: Salman Rushdie will be speaking and signing books
Wednesday, June 4 at 7 pm
Barnes & Noble Union Square
33 East 17th

Guests:

Salman Rushdie
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Comments [2]

Burhanuddin Baki from Aberdeen, Scotland

Akbar mania seems to be all around. A new Hindi ("Bollywood") movie, 'Jodhaa Akbar', was just released about Jodhaa & the Emperor.

It is directed by the director of 'Lagaan', and is currently the top grossing movie of the year in India.

Jun. 07 2008 11:16 AM
Amy from Manhattan

Do you not consider the Roman Empire "Western"? I'd say Nero & Caligula, for example, were despots with unbridled power over all the territory they controlled. Or does that date back before the East/West division as we think of it today, even though their empire extended well into the East?

Jun. 02 2008 01:22 PM

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