Salman Rushdie

Forecast 2024: Life and Past Times

Nandini Nair

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

Why Nobody, Not Even a Ruthless Murderer, Can Surprise Rushdie

The author recalls his meeting with the celebrated and charming author over a decade ago, his wit, scholarship and tremendous willpower


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