- Sal·man [sal-muh n] /ˈsæl mən/, born 1947, British novelist and essayist, born in India.
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Writer Benjamin Anastas has had enough with 140-character bursts, and Rushdie's mourning for Whitney Houston was the last straw.How Salman Rushdie’s Tweet Put Me Off Twitter
July 8, 2013
It is undeniable that the Booker helped Rushdie get kind reviews in the upmarket press and elevated him further.Why the Man Booker Prize Is More Necessary Than Ever
October 15, 2012
This never was a problem for Rushdie, who has moved effortlessly between writing for adults and writing for children.
What Rushdie realizes is that, in the end, all readers become children when led by the hand of a great writer.
Rushdie had nothing to do with the pseudo-movie that sparked the demonstrations.Tehran's Pitiful Bid For Attention
September 21, 2012
- Sir (Ahmed) Salman (sʌlˈmɑːn). born 1947, British writer, born in India, whose novels include Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker prize, Shame (1983), The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1998), and Shalimar the Clown (2005). His novel The Satanic Verses (1988) was regarded as blasphemous by many Muslims and he was forced into hiding (1989) when the Ayatollah Khomeini called for his death; knighted in 2007
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