Salman ‘Let’s drop the Sir shit’ Rushdie, at MWF 2014 (28 August)

Rushdie, sans zoom   Almost done with my catch-up posts. I went to see Salman Rushdie speak at what I call Dallas Brooks Hall but which I think now has another name. I can't move with the times which is why it's always 'Spencer Street Station', 'Telstra Dome' and 'Kardinia Park'. I had a good [...]

Melbourne Writers Festival 2014, let’s call it an Early Friday wrap, with lettuce

Well it's upon us, and has been for a week now. But it really cranks up for me tomorrow. Thus far the highlights have been Meg Wolitzer (last Saturday), Joan London (last night) and Salman Rushdie (tonight). I'm not going to be able to do what I did last year, which was post long recounts [...]