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The Wounded Happiness of Salman Rushdie

What it takes to be a writer in the time of hate. Rushdie returns to that August morning in 2022 when he almost died under the knife of a man inspired by the late Ayatollah Khomeini’s death decree against the author

Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder
Hamish Hamilton
209 pages | ₹ 699

Salman Rushdie (Photo: Getty Images)