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Salman Rushdie’s “The Satanic Verses”
September 20, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT$30
Salman Rushdie’s exuberant novel, The Satanic Verses, has cast a long shadow since its publication almost 35 years ago. Most recently, with the horrific attempt on Rushdie’s life, we are reminded of what is at stake in our world: the ability to speak, write, and create without fear. Yet what exactly are the true literary merits and shortcomings of this novel?