Salman Rushdie’s novel “Shame”

Salman Rushdie (© Wikimedia)

In this programme, the renowned and controversial writer Salman Rushdie discusses his third novel “Shame”, published in 1983. The story is set in postcolonial Pakistan and explores the disturbing link between shame and violence and between shame and shamelessness. A pioneering novel about artificial and true identity.

Producer: Pete Myers

Broadcast: October 14, 1983