Salman Rushdie's writings

Salman Rushdie attacked on stage during event in New York state

British author Salman Rushdie, whose writings made him the target of Iranian death threats that forced him into hiding, was attacked on stage Friday in western New York state.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Who is Salman Rushdie?

With a literary career of five decades, Sir Salman Rushdie has been no stranger to death threats due to his controversial work. Born two months before the Indian independence from Britain, Salman Rushdie took his first gaze in Bombay — now known as Mumbai. The controversial writer went on to win the illustrious Booker Prize in 1981 for his book, Midnight’s Children; the novelist became one of the most celebrated and successful British authors of all time. However, with his fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, published in 1988, the writer managed to cause international turmoil by hurting Islamic sentiments. Thus, began his controversial life.

August 12, 2022
August 12, 2022

Salman Rushdie attacked on stage during event in New York state

British author Salman Rushdie, whose writings made him the target of Iranian death threats that forced him into hiding, was attacked on stage Friday in western New York state.