Salman Rushdie is best known as the author of the novels The Satanic Verses and Midnight's Children. His book, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, is this year's selection for Vermont Reads, a statewide community reading project sponsored by the Vermont Humanities Council.
Rushdie spoke at the University of Vermont as part of the launch of this year's Vermont Reads program. Introduced by poet Major Jackson, he discussed the art of storytelling and freedom of speech and shared stories from his career as a writer.
Learn more about Vermont Reads.