Articles tagged the enchantress of florence

4 Jan 2009 // 8:00 PM

PopMatters Best of Books 2008: Fiction

Feeling anxious? Here are 23 masterful works of fiction from 2008 that will either underscore your anxiety or help alleviate it through escape into the past and the land of make-believe.

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3 Aug 2008 // 9:59 PM

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

An enlightening arabesque that confirms why Rushdie is Rushdie, and his belittlers far littler.

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23 Jul 2008 // 3:41 AM

Rushdie traces the roots of his latest award-winning tale

Fatehpur Sikri, the old, abandoned capital of India’s Mughal King Akbar, is a somewhat deserted place these days, a bit off the beaten tourist

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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