PBS NewsHour

Salman Rushdie unleashes the genies in his new novel

Clip: 09/08/2015 | 7m 10s

In "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights," the genies are out of the bottle and on the loose in New York City. Author Salman Rushdie combines magic and reality, myth and history in his latest novel. Jeffrey Brown interviews the writer about storytelling and how some readers misperceive him.

Aired: 09/08/15

Rating: NR

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