Why Was Salman Rushdie Stabbed?
Salman Rushdie, renowned magical realism author, was stabbed earlier this month. The attack happened moments before Mr. Rushdie was scheduled to give a lecture in Western New York about the United States as a haven for exiled writers. To those unfamiliar with the name, it may seem odd that an...
Five Salman Rushdie Books That Explain His Life & Near Deaths
Earlier this month, Salman Rushdie was stabbed. The magical realism author has lived in constant threat of assassination since 1989, after Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa and $3M reward for the authors death. The dictum was in response to the publication of The Satanic Verses, a satirical novel about...
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