Micro review: ‘Languages of Truth’ by Salman Rushdie – Times of India


Salman Rushdie’s non-fiction book ‘Languages of Truth’ released in May 2021. The new book is a collection of his insightful essays, criticism and speeches from 2003 to 2020.

Rushdie’s new book chronicles the shifts in culture and literature from the early 2000s to the present time. In these pieces, the author covers a wide range of subjects like migration, multiculturalism, censorship among others. He also writes about the need of storytelling in today’s times and how the works of some great writers like Shakespeare, Cervantes, Samuel Beckett and Toni Morrison have impacted him.

Written in Rushdie’s remarkable wit and style, ‘Languages of Truth’ highlights his analytical views on how our culture and literature has evolved in the recent past. Fans of the author would like to add this book to their reading list.

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