Truth is one of the central ideas that defines a modern notion of history: that history is an honest, accurate description of the past. But history has a way of writing out inconvenient truths, of erasing women and their contributions and of exaggerating achievements. In a free-ranging conversation with a master story-teller we uncover his interest in South India and writing historical fiction.
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Salman Rushdie is a Booker Prize winning novelist and the internationally renowned author of 21 books.