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CFI-DC and P&P Present Salman Rushdie - SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

The Center for Inquiry-DC and Politics & Prose present Salman Rushdie discussing the memoir of his time in hiding during the infamous fatwa under the alias "Joseph Anton".

Salman Rushdie will be in conversation with Robert Siegel, host of NPR’s "All Things Considered."

Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize-winning former president of American PEN shares the extraordinary story of how he was forced underground for more than nine years after he was sentenced to holy death by the Ayatollah Khomeini for his controversial novel, The Satanic Verses, describing how his family and he constantly moved and were under police protection in a dangerous life at the forefront of the battle for free speech.

The event will have reserved seating and include a book signing.

To receive discounted admission to this and all upcoming events become a Friend of the Center

To get your Friend of the Center discount code contact Melody Hensley at mhensley (at) centerforinquiry [dot] net.

All books purchased in advance will be available at will call. Support the Center with your book purchase.

* Friends of the Center: $12
* Friends of the Center incl. "Joseph Anton" book : $30
* Public: $16
* Public incl. "Joseph Anton" book : $40

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    October 7, 2012

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