Hillel Italie and Carolyn Thompson | Associated Press
Salman Rushdie's agent says the author is "on the road to recovery" two days after suffering serious injuries in a stabbing at a lecture in upstate New York. Andrew Wylie continued to caution that although Rushdie's "condition is headed in the right direction," his recovery would be a long process.
The wave of book bannings around the country has reached a level not seen for decades. So has the level of the response.