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In the immortal words of Popeye the Sailor Man: I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam.

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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
a month ago
Another view of the US cover! #VictoryCity publication date: February 9th, 2023. @randomhouse @PRHDigital @penguinrandom
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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
a month ago
Here's the US cover! #VictoryCity publication date: February 9th, 2023. @randomhouse @PRHDigital @penguinrandom
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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
2 months ago
It’s one of the stories in my collection EAST, WEST
@dee_indites
Dee
2 months ago
@SalmanRushdie where can I read At the auction of the Ruby Slippers. Where?
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@Harpers
Harper's Magazine
2 months ago
"We can stand in solidarity with our fellows on the front lines and magnify their voices by adding our own. Above all we must understand that stories are at the heart of what’s happening." @SalmanRushdie @PENamerica
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@Harpers
Harper's Magazine
2 months ago
"We are not helpless. Even after Orpheus was torn to pieces, his severed head, floating down the river Hebrus, went on singing, reminding us that song is stronger than death. We can sing the truth and name the liars." @SalmanRushdie @PENamerica
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@Harpers
Harper's Magazine
2 months ago
"It has been said that the powerful may own the present but writers own the future, for it is through our work—or the best of it, at least, the work that endures—that the present misdeeds of the powerful will be judged...
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@Harpers
Harper's Magazine
2 months ago
"...If we turn away from posterity and pay attention to this dreadful moment, what can we usefully or effectively do? A poem will not stop a bullet. A novel cannot defuse a bomb. Not all satirists are heroes." @SalmanRushdie @PENamerica
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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
2 months ago
That would be great.
@ForgeLrc
Mr Gigner @ The Forge Valley School LRC
2 months ago
Summer Holiday read number one #BookTwitter Who's read this? Thoughts? Crying out for a @GhibliUSA adaptation, I reckon. Thanks @SalmanRushdie , loved it.
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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
2 months ago
I’ll be talking to Mexican readers and friends on Thursday evening, online…
@culturagdl
Cultura Guadalajara
2 months ago
Llega a #GDLCapitalMundialDelLibro @SalmanRushdie para charlar con las y los lectores en una conferencia magistral online. La cita es este jueves 28 de julio en punto de las 19 horas a través de una transmisión especial por Facebook Live de @GDLCapitalBook . #GDLEE
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@SalmanRushdie
Salman Rushdie
2 months ago
Me too.
@MrsEDR
EDR
2 months ago
@kmahaj @SalmanRushdie This description alone makes me want to rush out and buy it!
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@Harpers
Harper's Magazine
2 months ago
"We are engaged in a war of narratives and we need to learn how to fight it. A tyrant has arisen in Russia and brutality engulfs Ukraine, whose people, led by a satirist turned hero, offer heroic resistance and are already creating a legend of freedom...
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