SALMAN RUSHDIE – Literary event in New York pays tribute to hospitalized Salman Rushdie

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An outdoor literary event Friday in New York City paid tribute to acclaimed Indian-born British-American author Salman Rushdie, who was seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in upstate New York one week ago.

“Stand With Salman: Defend the Freedom to Write” was organized by PEN America, a prestigious authors’ group that advocates for freedom of expression, and the New York Public Library.