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Salman Rushdie celebrates the 140th Anniversary of Through the Looking Glass in Vanity Fair

Salman Rushdie, c. 1988

Well, he partially uses the short article in the January 2012 issue of Vanity Fair to plug his own children’s books, but his reverence for Looking Glass is genuine: By the time Lewis Carroll wrote Through the Looking-­Glass, in 1871—140 years ago this month—Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) was already a beloved book. So the pressure… [read full post]