September 25, 2023


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Salman Rushdie: ‘Literature happens at the level of the sentence’

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At Symphony Space’s Selected Shorts in New York, actors perform stories by authors Teju Cole and Salman Rushdie: The Guardian

Symphony Space’s Selected Shorts series is not like most literary events. While often authors will read their own work and then join in a conversation, at Selected Shorts, the reading is done by actors, almost changing short stories into dramas. Wednesday night was no exception, as authors Salman Rushdie and Teju Cole took the stage with host and Time Out New York contributing editor Matthew Love to discuss the components of a good story, only to make way for actors including Blythe Danner and Jeffrey Wright.

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