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Salman Rushdie attacks planned DOJ lawsuit against publishers

By Alison Flood Author tweets ‘the US Justice Dept wants to destroy the world of books’ after price-fixing accusation is reported to be imminent Salman Rushdie has hit out at the US Department of Justice, saying it “wants to destroy the world of books”, after reports that it plans to…

Rushdie says Indian police invented death threat

British author Salman Rushdie on Sunday accused Indian police of making up an underworld plot to assassinate him that forced him to pull out of a literary festival this weekend. Rushdie withdrew from the event in Jaipur, the state capital of Rajasthan, after being warned by Indian officials that paid…