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Salman Rushdie, Two Years, Eight Months, 28 Nights: A Novel (#506)

Salman Rushdie, author of eleven previous novels, comes this new novel about a "spellbinding work of fiction that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story." Inspired by the traditional "wonder tales" of the East, Salman Rushdie's novel is a masterpiece about the age-old conflicts that remain in today's world. [26 minutes] TV-G Closed Captioning

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Series Description: WELL READ opens up a world of ideas through host Terry Tazioli's discussions of the latest books and his conversations with noted authors. Following each interview, Seattle Timesbook editor Mary Ann Gwinn (former VP of the National Book Critics Circle) joins Tazioli to explore the literary themes of that week's book and to recommend related authors and other reading material.

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