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Is Nothing Sacred?

Salman Rushdie

‘I grew up kissing books and bread.’

‘Is Nothing Sacred?’ is the text of the Herbert Read Memorial Lecture delivered by Harold Pinter at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London on 6 February 1990. It was also published by Granta as a pamphlet.


Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is the author of eleven novels, including Midnight's Children, which won the Booker Prize in 1981. He is a Fellow of the British Royal Society of Literature, and his books have been translated into over forty languages. His new novel, Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights will be published in September 2015.

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