Quote of Note | Salman Rushdie

By Stephanie Murg Comment

“It’s kind of Byzantine, halfway between Western and Eastern. It looks like a picture of a broken world.

I think everything in the bookstore tends to scream, and it’s nice to be the one not screaming.”

Salman Rushdie, discussing with Andrew Wylie the cover design—by Alan Hebel and Ian Shimkoviak of theBookDesigners—for the U.S. edition of his new book, Joseph Anton: A Memoir (Random House), in The Fatwa: Salman’s Story, a documentary by Alan Yentob now airing on BBC World News

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