The Center for Inquiry-DC Presents Salman Rushdie - Joseph Anton: A Memoir - SOLD OUT

Monday, October 8th 2012 at 7:00 pm
Monday, October 8th 2012 at 9:00 pm
GW Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st Street NW (Foggy Bottom/GW University Metro), Washington DC, 20052

This event is SOLD OUT. 

The Center for Inquiry-DC and Politics & Prose present Salman Rushdie discussing the memoir of his time in hiding during the infamous fatwa under the alias "Joseph Anton".

Salman Rushdie will be in conversation with Robert Siegel, host of NPR’s All Things Considered

Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize-winning former president of American PEN shares the extraordinary story of how he was forced underground for more than nine years after he was sentenced to holy death by the Ayatollah Khomeini for his controversial novel, The Satanic Verses, describing how his family and he constantly moved and were under police protection in a dangerous life at the forefront of the battle for free speech.

The event will have reserved eating and include a book signing. 

To receive discounted admission to this and all upcoming events become a Friend of the Center. To get your discount code contact Melody Hensley at mhensley (at) centerforinquiry [dot] net. If you are a Friend of the Center (FOC) in good standing as of July 17, you should have received an email with the discount code.

 All books purchased in advance will be available at will call. Support the Center with your book purchase.

  • Friends of the Center (FOC): $12 
  • Friends of the Center (FOC) incl.  Joseph Anton book : $30
  • Public:  $16
  • Public incl.  Joseph Anton book : $40