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.
Our "Classics Series" continues as we go "Back to the Writing Well" to hear from writers of place, including the late Pat Conroy. Famous for his novels about the south, with several made into movies such as ...
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