Hear Salman Rushdie Read Donald Barthelme’s “Concerning the Bodyguard”

From The New York­er: “Salman Rushdie reads Don­ald Barthelme’s ‘Con­cern­ing the Body­guard,’ and dis­cuss­es it with The New York­er’s fic­tion edi­tor, Deb­o­rah Treis­man. ‘Con­cern­ing the Body­guard’ was pub­lished in the Octo­ber 16, 1978, issue of The New York­er, and was col­lect­ed in Forty Sto­ries. Salman Rushdie’s most recent book is Luka and the Fire of Life.”

You can stream Rushdie read­ing Barthelme both above and below.

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