Salman Rushdie

The Wounded Happiness of Salman Rushdie

S Prasannarajan

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

Forecast 2024: Life and Past Times

Memoirs, histories and investigations that see anew

Salman Rushdie Comes Home

Words sustain life in his new novel set in India. It’s a fairy tale of the present accentuated by history and mythology, written by a storyteller schooled in the epic Fabulism of the East

Steeped In the Fabulous

An epic time-travelling novel by Salman Rushdie and other mysteries

Persian Discontent

Salman Rushdie’s prophecy and the second Iranian revolution

Holy Horrors

Salman Rushdie and the dangers of raising difficult questions

Who Wants Salman Rushdie Killed?

Thirty-three years after the fatwa, the author of the Satanic Verses was grievously injured in an assassination attempt at a literary event in New York. The attack, by a 24-year-old man inspired by the forces unleashed by the late Ayatollah Khomeini, reminds the world how alive is the murderous fury of radical Islam against the freedom of ideas and imagination


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