Renowned Author to Address IABC's Internatonal Conference in Los Angeles
To cross a frontier is to be transformed.... The frontier is a wake-up call. At the frontier, we can't avoid the truth; the comforting layers of the quotidian, which insulate us against the world's harsher realities, are stripped away and, wide-eyed in the harsh fluorescent light of the frontier's windowless halls, we see things as they are."
-Excerpt from "Step Across This Line: Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002"
Salman Rushdie ushered in a new gene of 20th century literature with his clever mingling of magic realism and historical events to create the classic modern epic. Rushdie's ability to …