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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at event in New York after decades of death threats

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Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at event in New York after decades of death threats

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at event in New York after decades of death threats

Author Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at event in New York after decades of death threats

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In his first interview since being attacked with a knife at a literary event in New York last year, Salman Rushdie expressed gratitude for having survived the incident

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Salman Rushdie addresses knife assault ahead of his new novel ‘Victory City’ | Oneindia News

Last year, British author Salman Rushdie was assaulted in a vicious knife attack. In an interview published Monday ahead of the release of his new novel ‘Victory City’, he said that he finds it "very difficult" to write after being stabbed last year. #SalmanRushdie #SalmanRushdieAssault #VictoryCity

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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..
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Salman Rushdie, the author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was attacked Friday as he was about to give a lecture in western New York. His condition is unknown at this time.

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