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Joseph Anton

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Joseph Anton by Salman Rushdie
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Sep 10, 2013 | ISBN 9780812982602

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“A harrowing, deeply felt and revealing document: an autobiographical mirror of the big, philosophical preoccupations that have animated Mr. Rushdie’s work throughout his career.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
“A splendid book, the finest . . . memoir to cross my desk in many a year.”—Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post

“Thoughtful and astute . . . an important book.”—USA Today
“Compelling, affecting . . . demonstrates Mr. Rushdie’s ability as a stylist and storyteller. . . . [He] reacted with great bravery and even heroism.”—The Wall Street Journal

“Gripping, moving and entertaining . . . nothing like it has ever been written.”—The Independent (UK)

“A thriller, an epic, a political essay, a love story, an ode to liberty.”—Le Point (France)

“Action-packed . . . in a literary class by itself . . . Like Isherwood, Rushdie’s eye is a camera lens—firmly placed in one perspective and never out of focus.”Los Angeles Review of Books

“Unflinchingly honest . . . an engrossing, exciting, revealing and often shocking book.”de Volkskrant (The Netherlands)

“One of the best memoirs you may ever read.”DNA (India)

“Extraordinary . . . Joseph Anton beautifully modulates between . . . moments of accidental hilarity, and the higher purpose Rushdie saw in opposing—at all costs—any curtailment on a writer’s freedom.”The Boston Globe

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