First, information on this epic event and on our author from various related sources:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=8347677364 (for students and all those with access)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salman_Rushdie (a Rushdie primer)
Monday night, Salman Rushdie will be reading to what will undoubtedly be a beyond-packed house. Come early to find decent seats.