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Arts & Entertainment - October 3, 2012

Books: Stranger than fiction

Author Salman Rushdie speaks at Kepler's about life in hiding

by Renee Batti

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from house to house — sometimes in the dead of night — and must lock himself into the bathroom whenever the plumber or electrician comes around to fix some common household problem, it's easy to forget that the acclaimed novelist with a bent toward the fanciful isn't spinning a tale.

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