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Rushdie to read and discuss latest novel at The Carter Center

Emory Report | Sept. 15, 2015

Salman Rushdie, former University Distinguished Professor at Emory, will be at The Carter Center on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. to read from and discuss his latest work, a novel for adults.

Tickets, which are $30, include a signed first edition copy of "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights."

Register for the event, which is presented in partnership with Emory University and A Cappella Books. Tickets can also be purchased through A Cappella Books.

For more information, see The Carter Center website or call 404-865-7100.

Rushdie’s new work is said to be inspired by the traditional "wonder tales" of the East, with a story that blends history, mythology and a timeless love story.

Rushdie’s archive is housed at Emory's Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. He was Distinguished Writer in Residence in the English department from 2006-2011 and University Distinguished Professor in Emory College from 2011-2015. He delivered the Richard Ellmann Lectures in Modern Literature in 2004 and the Commencement address in 2015, also receiving an honorary doctorate.