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September 3rd, 2014
Episode 49 of 1400 episodes
He is perhaps the most famous novelist in the world. Sir Salman Rushdie speaks about his tolerant childhood in Bombay (Mumbai), his authoritarian schooling, the writing of his most famous books Midnight's Children and The Satanic Verses, the rise of religious fundamentalism and living under the infamous fatwa.