Salman Rushdie: A Globe of Heaven: the whole story


A GLOBE OF HEAVEN by Salman Rushdie

A celestial globe is a portrait not of the earth but of the skies. Globe-makers in many cultures – Persian, Mayan, Indian, European – over the centuries made many such representations of the heavens and of the pictures they saw there, working in papier-mâché,…

Salman Rushdie: A Globe of Heaven: the whole story


Silence on these pages

Tragically, I’ve stopped again for a week, which seems to be awful. I decided against doing part three of the series I was supposed to write–perhaps my last word on the subject may very well be the Folk U tribute referred to here.

Or not quite. What I left out was that Folk U was a confluence of memories, old and new, and I discovered that after one of the most difficult seasons, there was redemption and relief in music.

Perhaps that explains why my next piece elsewhere will be about a band I only got to know now–and the other one is about a rap musical on Shakespeare.

Until then, have a great week.