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Salman Rushdie: The Golden House

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Friday, September 08, 2017

Author Salman Rushdie discusses his latest novel,_ The Golden House_. Rushdie is joined in conversation by Homi K. Bhabha, Director of the [Mahindra Humanities Center](http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/ "website") at Harvard University. **About the Book** On the day of Barack Obama’s inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of “the Gardens,” a cloistered community in New York’s Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are immediately intrigued by the eccentric newcomer and his family. [—Penguin Random House](http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/558138/the-golden-house-by-salman-rushdie/9780399592805/ "") Thumbnail Image: [Spencer Means/Flickr](https://www.flickr.com/photos/hunky_punk/23139048910 "")

Salman Rushdie is the author of ten novels: Grimus, Midnight’s Children (which was awarded the Booker Prize in 1981), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown and The Enchantress of Florence. He is also the author of a book of stories, East, West, and three works of non-fiction - Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step Across This Line. He is the co-editor of Mirrorwork, an anthology of contemporary Indian writing, and of the 2008 Best American Short Stories anthology.