Tag Archives: Midnight's Children

The Joker (Trump) Takes Over America

Rushdie compares Donald Trump to Joker in his latest novel.

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Leaders Who Make Their Own Reality

What to make of Trump’s non-stop lying? Rushdie in “Midnight’s Chidren” describes what happens when “reality quite literally cease[s] to exist.”

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Caught between Faith and Doubt

Rushdie has a great passage about a character caught between faith and doubt. The passage gives me an opportunity to determine where I myself stand.

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