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Deborah Rogers was here: death of a literary lioness

Fri 2 May, AT 14:04 Nigel Horne

Legendary agent will be missed by some of world's best novelists – McEwan, Ishiguro, Kenneally et al

Narendra Modi

India election: what kind of PM will Narendra Modi be?

First Reaction Fri 16 May, AT 10:31

Supporters hail India's first 'lower caste' prime minister, but critics warn of Modi's autocratic tendencies

Anger as Nobel winner Mo Yan defends Chinese censorship

First Reaction Fri 7 Dec, AT 09:21

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

Iran reissues fatwa on Salman Rushdie as film protests spread

First Post Mon 17 Sep, AT 09:00

Ayatollah reinstates 1989 death sentence and raises bounty on novelist's head to $3.3m

Critics see too much Rushdie in Midnight's Children film

First Reaction Mon 10 Sep, AT 13:10

Salman Rushdie's new screenplay offers 'a vibrant journey, but not a terribly illuminating one'

Sacha Baron Cohen offers to hand over Salman Rushdie

The Tabloids Thu 6 Sep, AT 11:47

Tabloid tales: Baron Cohen makes Rushdie fatwa joke, Cruise’s diva demands, fake Bond sparks police hunt

Salman Rushdie

Iranian video gamers given chance to 'kill' Salman Rushdie

One-Minute Read Wed 27 Jun, AT 15:34

Fatwa against The Satanic Verses author is made into a game to 'educate' Iran's next generation

Christopher Hitchens

Orwell shock: no posthumous prize for Christopher Hitchens

First Post Wed 25 Apr, AT 10:28

Friends had expected his last book, Arguably, to be a shoo-in for the political writing award

Visions of Ecstasy

Easter week release for banned nun-meets-Jesus film

First Post Mon 2 Apr, AT 09:09

Visions of Ecstasy, only film ever banned on blasphemy grounds, finally released – but why in Holy Week, asks MP

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