Quote of Note | Salman Rushdie

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“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