Dukagjini Bookstore (@dukagjinibookstore)

#holidayrecommendation 🎄📚 •The Golden House - Salman Rushdie•
When powerful real-estate tycoon Nero Golden immigrates to the States under mysterious circumstances, he and his three adult children assume new identities and reinvent themselves as Roman emperors living in a lavish house in downtown Manhattan. Arriving shortly after the inauguration of Barack Obama, he and his sons, each extraordinary in his own right, quickly establish themselves at the apex of New York society. The story of the powerful Golden family is told from the point of view of their Manhattanite neighbour and confidant, René, an aspiring filmmaker who finds in the Goldens the perfect subject. René chronicles the undoing of the house of Golden: the high life of money, of art and fashion, a sibling quarrel, an unexpected metamorphosis, the arrival of a beautiful woman, betrayal and murder, and far away, in their abandoned homeland, some decent intelligence work. Invoking literature, pop culture, and the cinema, Rushdie spins the story of the American zeitgeist over the last eight years, hitting every beat: the rise of the birther movement, the Tea Party, gamergate and identity politics; the backlash against political correctness; the ascendency of the superhero movie, and, of course, the insurgence of a ruthlessly ambitious, narcissistic, media-savvy villain wearing make-up and with coloured hair. In The Golden House, as entertaining as it is poignant, Rushdie has written a revelatory panorama of our time.
#salmanrushdie #salmanrushdiebooks #thegoldenhouse #holidayrecommendations #holidayfun #holidaytime #holidaysarecoming #holidayreads #holidayreading #newpublication #bestsellers #winterreading #wintertime #christmastime #dukagjinibookstore 🎅🏻

vikasadam (@vikasadam)

Thank you @prhaudio for a delightful holiday party!!! And my favorite PRH book that I recorded in 2017? That one’s easy!!! #thegoldenhouse #salmanrushdie #loveaudiobooks

Jesús Tobar Sánchez (@aquiestajesus)

«En esta época degenerada, unos hombres entregados a la simple vanagloria y el beneficio personal —unos hombres vacíos y fanfarrones, para quienes nada está prohibido si beneficia a su mezquina causa— aseguran ser grandes líderes y benefactores y obrar en aras del bien común, y a todos los que se les oponen los llaman mentirosos, envidiosos, personajillos, estúpidos, agarrotados y, dándole completamente la vuelta a la verdad, deshonestos y corruptos» #SalmanRushdie, #TheGoldenHouse.
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(@lallegra_damapapira)

~ Parla la morte in Sheppey (1933), opera teatrale di Somerset Maugham: “C’era a Baghdad un mercante che mandò il suo servo al mercato per far provviste. E poco dopo il servo ritornò, pallido e tremante, dicendo: ‘Padrone, poco fa, mentre ero al mercato, sono stato urtato da una donna nella folla, e quando mi sono girato ho visto che era stata la Morte a urtarmi. Mi ha guardato e mi ha fatto un gesto minaccioso. Te ne supplico, prestami il tuo cavallo, e io abbandonerò questa città per sfuggire al mio destino. Andrò a Samarra, dove la Morte non potrà trovarmi’. Il mercante gli prestò il cavallo, e il servo montò in sella e, spronando a sangue l’animale, partì al galoppo. Il mercante, invece, si recò alla piazza del mercato e mi scorse tra la folla. ‘Perché hai fatto un gesto minaccioso al mio servo, stamane?’ mi chiese, avvicinandosi. ‘Il mio gesto non era di minaccia, bensì di sorpresa’ risposi. ‘Ero stupita di vederlo a Baghdad perché ho appuntamento con lui questa notte a Samarra’”.~
Salman Rushdie, La caduta dei Golden
#instalallegra #reading #whatiamreading #whatiamreadingnow #lacadutadeigolden #thegoldenhouse #jj_emotional #langhe #igers_langhe #ig_langhe #ig_italy #ig_italia #igersitalia #ig_piemonte #tv_landscapes #tv_lifestyle #tv_living #rsa_minimal #rsa_rural #ig_minimalshots

💫Tiera💫 (@tierajaquel)

“What if I propose that my identity is just difficult, and painful, and confusing, and I don’t know how to choose or what to choose or even if choosing is what has to happen, what if I need to stagger blindly toward finding out what I am and not who I choose to be. What if I believe there is an I am and I need to find that. What if this is about discovery not choice, about finding out who I’ve always been...” -S.Rushdie
// Crappy Snapchat photo of the book I just took back to the @bozemanlibrary - The Golden House by Salman Rushdie 🧐
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Jam packed (almost too jam packed) with great meditations on👉🏾the current mess of politics, identity, Aspergers, and the human condition. Riches upon riches of information to be had in just 380 pages of this book. The quote above was just one of the many favorite multi-liners. Check it out!
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#politics #aspergers #goodandevil #goodwriting #identity #salmanrushdiequotes #salmanrushdie #thegoldenhouse #mob #newyork #books #bookstagram #politicalsatire

Puneet Kishore (@puneetk154)

“Is it possible for a man to be good when he’s also bad ? Is it possible for evil to coexist with goodness and if so do those terms mean anything any more when they are pushed into such an uncomfortable and perhaps irreconcilable alliance ? It may be, I thought, that when good and evil were separated they both become equally destructive; that the saint was as appalling a figure as the out-and-out rogue.” - René #SalmanRushdie #TheGoldenHouse

(@lallegra_damapapira)

| Facciamo i turisti e torniamocene a casa. Andiamo al Leopold per il caffè e al Bhau Daji Lad Museum per le opere d’arte, ma anche al Prince of Wales Museum, che mi rifiuto di chiamare Chhatrapati Shivaji Museum perché a lui non fregava niente delle opere d’arte. Andiamo a mangiare cibo di strada a Chowpatty Beach e stiamo male di stomaco come veri stranieri. Compriamo dei braccialetti d’argento al Chor Bazaar e guardiamo i fregi del padre di Kipling, mangiamo i gamberi all’aglio a Kala Ghoda e rammarichiamoci che la Rhythm House abbia chiuso e piangiamo anche la chiusura del Café Samovar. Andiamo al Blue Frog per la musica e all’Aer per la vista panoramica e all’Aurus per il mare e al Tryst per le luci e al Trilogy per le ragazze e all’Hype per l’hype. Chi se ne fotte. Siamo qui. Facciamolo.| Salman Rushdie, La caduta dei Golden
[ Lo adoro. Non so più come dirlo. Adoro ogni cosa che scrive. 😍] _________________________
#reading #instalallegra #salmanrushdie #lacadutadeigolden #thegoldenhouse #whatiamreading #whatiamreadingnow #jj_emotional #jj_minimal #minimal #minimalism #ig_minimalshots #tv_living #tv_landscapes #tv_pointofview #tv_lifestyle #onmywaytowork #langhe #igers_langhe #ig_langhe #blueonblueonblue #ig_piemonte #igersitalia #ig_italy #whatitalyis #rsa_nature #rsa_sky #rsa_minimal

Samuel Zurcher (@writersnamedsamuelarecool)

Got home from book group and found this Christmas gift 🎁 waiting for me! So thank you coolest woman friend ever! And now @wait.wait.ohyeahgkarazsia can compare the signatures, since he has one too.
Also, while I type this, I’m watching the Alabama election coverage... #bestdayever ! #booksforchristmas #thegoldenhouse #salmanrushdie #signedcopy #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #booklover #signedfirstedition #bookaddict

Chays Love™️ (ChaysingVegan) (@chays_love)

Thankful that I survive my emotional meltdown yesterday.

Excited to start my new #AudioBook by #SalmanRushdie today 😎🙌 #TheGoldenHouse

Marika Feldy (@marika_reads)

Moje ostatnie bookowe zakupy, w ramach mikołajkowego prezentu ode mnie dla mnie 🎅🏼🎅🏼🎅🏼 Najnowsza książka Salman’a Rushdie „Złoty dom Goldenów” oraz kultowe „Face paint. Historia makijażu” List Eldridge. A jakie książki u Was pojawiły się niedawno w biblioteczkach? #złotydomgoldenów #salmanrushdie #rushdie #thegoldenhouse #wydawnictworebis #rebis @dom_wydawniczy_rebis #historiamakijażu #facepaint #lisaeldridge #thestoryofmakeup #wydawnictwoznak #znak @wydawnictwoznak.pl #książka #mikołaj #santa #book #książkoholik #bookaholic #bookaddict #booklover #kochamczytać #ilovereading #czytaniejestfajne #czytambolubię #bookstagram #instabook #marikasbooks #marikasbook #marikareads

Regina Dias (@reginadias10)

“Nobody ever goes away. Because the problem with trying to escape yourself is that you bring yourself along for the ride” Rushdie on the beach. ❤️ #salmanrushdie #thegoldenhouse

HEY GIRL book club (@heygirlbookclub)

Went in search of a book for my Mama for Christmas and landed on the new Salman Rushdie! She’s a voracious reader, 🤞she likes it. Anyone out there read it? / #heygirl #bookclub #babesreadinbooks #thegoldenhouse #presents #givebooks #donttellmymum

(@lallegra_damapapira)

"Io sono uno spirito libero" dice lei, storcendo la bocca con noncuranza: niente di speciale, dice quella smorfia. "Tu, invece, sei dappertutto in catene. Hai dentro di te voci che non ascolti, emozioni ribollenti che rimuovi, sogni perturbanti che ignori."
Salman Rushdie, La caduta dei Golden
#salmanrushdie #reading #lacadutadeigolden #thegoldenhouse #whatiamreading #whatiamreadingnow #instalallegra #jj_emotional #tv_pointofview #tv_lifestyle #tv_living #jj_simplethings #jj_skylove #rsa_sky #rsa_nature #jj_minimalism #ig_minimalshots #minimal #ig_piemonte #langhe #igers_langhe #whatitalyis #browsingitaly

Microcosmi-ItineraridiLettura (@microcosmi_itineraridilettura_)

“Ero stato educato da quei cari e compianti belgi a credere che “bene” e “male” fossero idee innate nell’animale umano, che questi concetti fossero connaturati al nostro essere, non avventizi. Credevamo nell’esistenza di un “istinto morale” 📖🇺🇸💭
_________ "La caduta dei Golden", l'ultima fatica letteraria del geniale Salman Rushdie, è il titolo protagonista del nuovo appuntamento con "Il gusto dei libri" (da oggi su @mondopadano 🗞️📝)
Con lo stile affilato e incontenibile che l'ha reso celebre, Rushdie mette in scena un ribaltamento epico e al contempo farsesco del sogno americano, puntando i riflettori sul fatale declino della democrazia statunitense, fagocitata dal trumpismo. Un'epopea famigliare che è al contempo lo specchio di una nazione, una prodezza letteraria orchestrata con abilità superlativa da uno degli scrittori più talentuosi degli ultimi decenni. • @librimondadori#microcosmi #salmanrushdie #lacadutadeigolden #thegoldenhouse #mondopadano #ilgustodeilibri #newspaper #bookreview #mondadori #pagine #editoria #letteraturacontemporanea #americacontemporanea #ioleggo #stoleggendo #bibliofilia #leggeresempre #bookandcoffee #aboutbooks #reading #aboutwriting #booksuggestions

Lit Up (@litupshow)

The one and only Salman Rushdie is on the pod this week talking about his most recent novel “The Golden House.” We recorded live @randomhouse ‘s Off The Page event in nyc. Big thanks to @sally_marvin for making this dream of mine come true. Salman Rushdie’s mind knows no bounds and I hope you enjoy listening to it crackle and pop as we talk about his writing, the chaos of this administration, and the uncanny fact that life is stranger than fiction. And... his masterful role on @curbyourlarrydavid. Thank you @salman.rushdie! 💥📕👌#salmanrushdie #thegoldenhouse #bestbooks #literature #notmypresident #books #book #shelfie #curbyourenthusiasm
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