Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20061004, 20060125
Widely known for his novel The Satanic Verses and the resulting fatwa issued against him by the Ayatollah, Salman Rushdie says his biggest regret about the book is that most people did not realize it was a comic novel. He talks about what separates literary writing from genre writing, and reads from his newest novel, Shalimar the Clown.
Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Library, the late Michelle Boisseau discusses her fifth book, ...
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