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Salman Rushdie

Indian-born British-American novelist (born 1947)

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Salman Rushdie: Indian-born British-American novelist (born 1947)
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is an Indian-born British-American novelist. His work often combines magic realism with historical fiction and primarily deals with connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations, typically set on the Indian subcontinent. Rushdie's second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best novel of all winners" on two occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize.

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Salman Rushdie thought it would be 'the end' after stabbing left him in 'lake of blood'

Sir Salman Rushdie has told Sky News he thought it would be "the end" for him after he was repeatedly stabbed at a public lecture in 2022.
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Salman Rushdie says he had a dream about being attacked days before stabbing

Sir Salman Rushdie has said he had a dream of a man trying to stab him days before he was attacked in 2022.
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Salman Rushdie say knife attacker came at him like a 'missile'

Author Sir Salman Rushdie has described the moment before he was stabbed at a literary festival, saying he saw a "murderous shape rushing towards" him like a "squat missile".
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Salman Rushdie 'greatest living Indian writer', Nobel is long overdue: Shashi Tharoor


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Sir Salman Rushdie and Heartstopper creator to be honoured with medals at major book festival

sir salman rushdie and heartstopper creator to be honoured with medals at major book festival
Author Sir Salman Rushdie and Alice Oseman, the creator of Netflix hit Heartstopper, are to be honoured with medals at one of the world's biggest book festivals.
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Salman Rushdie says he feels 'lucky' and 'grateful' in first interview since brutal attack

salman rushdie says he feels 'lucky' and 'grateful' in first interview since brutal attack
Sir Salman Rushdie says he feels "lucky" and "grateful" in his first interview since being stabbed multiple times during a literary event in New York last summer.
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Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye and use of hand after stabbing, says agent

salman rushdie has lost sight in one eye and use of hand after stabbing, says agent
Author Sir Salman Rushdie has lost the sight in an eye and the use of a hand after he was stabbed on stage, his agent has revealed.
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Investigation into death threat made to JK Rowling dropped by police

investigation into death threat made to jk rowling dropped by police
An investigation into a death threat made to JK Rowling over her support of author Salman Rushdie has been dropped by police.
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'Horrific’, says India as it finally slams Rushdie attack


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Salman Rushdie stabbing: India breaks silence on 'horrific attack' on author, condemns incident

Salman Rushdie, 75, was stabbed several times in the neck and torso on August 12 at New York's Chautauqua Institution.
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India condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

"India has always stood against violence and extremism. We condemn the horrific attack on Salman Rushdie and we wish him a speedy recovery," external affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said..
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Salman Rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder

salman rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder
The man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie on stage last week has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder and assault charges.
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Book sales for Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses surge after stabbing

book sales for salman rushdie's the satanic verses surge after stabbing
Book sales for Sir Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses have surged after the author was stabbed at an event in the US last week.
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Salman Rushdie's alleged attacker 'surprised the author survived'

salman rushdie's alleged attacker 'surprised the author survived'
A man who allegedly stabbed Sir Salman Rushdie has reportedly said he didn't think the writer would survive.
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E-searches for ‘The Satanic Verses’ up after Rushdie attack

Traffic for the term “Satanic Verses download” spiked starting late on Friday and continued to trend strongly through thr weekend and till Monday morning. A regional analysis showed that the..
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Salman Rushdie brought attack on himself, says Iran

Sir Salman Rushdie brought a stabbing attack that left him with "life-changing" injuries on himself, Iran has said.
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'Road to recovery has begun': Salman Rushdie's condition heading 'in right direction'

Sir Salman Rushdie's injuries remain "severe" after he was stabbed, but his condition is heading "in the right direction", the author's agent has said.
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Rushdie stabbed 12 times including in face and neck, district attorney's office says

Sir Salman Rushdie was stabbed about 12 times - including in the face and neck, a US district attorney's office has said.
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I don’t like books that wag their finger at me & tell me what to think: Salman Rushdie


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JK Rowling gets death threat after support for Salman Rushdie

jk rowling gets death threat after support for salman rushdie
JK Rowling is working with police after receiving a death threat over her support for Sir Salman Rushdie.
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Suspect in Salman Rushdie attack charged with attempted second degree murder

The suspect in the stabbing attack on Sir Salman Rushdie has been charged with attempted second degree murder, US officials have said.
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Rushdie suspect denies attempted murder - as video shows chaotic moments after attack

rushdie suspect denies attempted murder - as video shows chaotic moments after attack
The suspect in the stabbing attack on Sir Salman Rushdie has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder - as new footage shows the immediate aftermath of the assault.
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Life is 'relatively normal' now, Rushdie said weeks before stabbing

life is 'relatively normal' now, rushdie said weeks before stabbing
Sir Salman Rushdie said that after years of living in hiding and death threats his life was now "relatively normal" just weeks before he was attacked on stage.
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Who is the suspect in Salman Rushdie attack? What we know so far

who is the suspect in salman rushdie attack? what we know so far
New York police have identified the suspect in the attack on Salman Rushdie as 24-year-old Hadi Matar.
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Rajiv govt decision to ban Rushdie's book was justified, taken for law & order reasons: Natwar Singh


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'An assault on freedom of thought and speech': World reacts after author Rushdie stabbed on stage

'an assault on freedom of thought and speech': world reacts after author rushdie stabbed on stage
The stabbing of controversial author Sir Salman Rushdie has been described as "an assault on freedom of thought and speech".
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Who attacked Salman Rushdie? New York Police identifies 24-year-old suspect

Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator following hours of surgery after being stabbed in the neck and torso at a lecture in New York on Friday.
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Salman Rushdie: A life spent fighting free speech - attacked at a bastion of free speech

The audience had come to hear a literary icon discuss freedom of expression and America's record as an asylum, and place of safety, for writers the world over. 
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Author Salman Rushdie Attacked and Stabbed On Stage In New York

Novelist Salman Rushdie, who has received death threats for years because of his work, was just attacked and possibly stabbed during an event. The author, who was formerly married to "Top Chef" host..
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Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in neck and abdomen on stage at US event - as suspect identified

author salman rushdie stabbed in neck and abdomen on stage at us event - as suspect identified
Author Sir Salman Rushdie, who has faced death threats for his novel The Satanic Verses, has been stabbed at least once in the neck and once in the abdomen while on stage at an event in New York state.
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May return to India for my next novel: Rushdie


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This weekend, catch Rushdie, Archer & Beth Reekles at the Times Litfest


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Vice President Naidu to launch Times Litfest today; Rushdie, Shafak among this year’s top draws


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