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(Ahmed) Salman . born 1947, British writer, born in India, whose novels include Midnight's Children (1981), which won the Booker prize, Shame (1983), and The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1998). His novel The Satanic Verses (1988) was regarded as blasphemous by many Muslims and he was forced into hiding (1989) when the Ayatollah Khomeini called for his death
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The condition that the atheist Salman Rushdie presumably looks forward to--a world in which the clash between reason and faith has been settle in favor of reason--appears to bother the novelist Salman Rushdie.
"The officials of Frankfurt Book Fair have not provided an acceptable response to Iran's protest at the presence of the blasphemous author (Salman Rushdie), and the (Iranian) culture ministry has, thus, decided not to send the Iranian publishers to the book fair," the ministry said.
The Shahi Imam ( chief clergy) of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan mosque, the largest mosque in West Bengal, said he had informed the chief minister about the proposed arrival of Salman Rushdie in Kolkata and got it stopped.
S/B 1(English): Salman Rushdie, British-Indian Novelist
During the meeting of the board of Peshawar University, held on Monday it was deiced to terminate the unwonted and disgusting demand floated by some notorious quarters to include the works of notorious blasphemer, Salman Rushdie in University syllabus.
SALMAN Rushdie has cancelled a trip to a literary festival in India after being warned of death threats.
Award winning writer Salman Rushdie, the author of "The Satanic Verses" and "Midnight's Children", seems to be off the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival events roster.
Summary: British author Salman Rushdie has won a tussle with Facebook over his profile page on the social network, stemming from his insistence he be allowed to use his middle name -- Salman.
Salman Rushdie's new book "Luka and the Fire of Life," a magical adventure inspired by family love, is an excellent choice.
"Luka and the Fire of Life" (Random House, $25), by Salman Rushdie: It is hard to overstate the lightheartedness and love with which Salman Rushdie conveys this brief tale of a boy on a quest.
"The Defector" (August/September) incorrectly claimed that the Egyptian writer Naguib Mahfouz had called Salman Rushdie "a terrorist." Mahfouz was referring to the Ayatollah Khomeini, not Rushdie.
FROM FATWA TO JIHAD - THE RUSHDIE AFFAIR AND ITS LEGACY by Kenan Malik MOST people probably became aware of radical Islam when the UK-based author Salman Rushdie was condemned to death by the Ayatollah Khomeini, the hardline cleric who controlled Iran.