Salman Rushdie selected for 2014 Pen Pinter prize

Booker prize winning India-origin author Salman Rushdie on June 20, 2014 was named as the winner of prestigious Pen Pinter Prize for the year 2014. The 67-year-old Rushdie was chosen for the prestigious award for his outstanding literary output and support for freedom of expression.

He will be given the award at the British Library in London on 9 October 2014.

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