After the Fatwa

JosephAnton_online-version_HC_nospineRushdie’s been getting plenty of coverage for his recent third-person memoir, and not all of it is positive. Over at the Atlantic, a reviewer made the case that the fatwa was successful in silencing Rushdie. And over at the B&N Review, they also say that too much celebrity has not been good. Too much name dropping is never fun to read. So, politics, celebrity, and writers collide, and the writer comes off the worse for it.

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