Salman Rushdie

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Why Was Salman Rushdie Stabbed?

by Nate Eckman in Essay

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

by Nate Eckman in Essay

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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