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Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie vie for Britain's 50th Booker Prize

Oct 14, 2019 - 11:57 AM

Atwood is nominated for her book 'The Testaments,' while Rushidie is nominated for 'Quichotte'

'I don't want to hide' says Salman Rushdie, 30 years after fatwa

Feb 11, 2019 - 1:31 PM

Salman Rushdie's life takes a drastic turn when Iran's spiritual leader ordered his execution after branding his novel 'The Satanic Verses' blasphemous in 1989

SALMAN RUSHDIE. US novelist and essayist Salman Rushdie poses during a photo session in Paris on September 10 , 2018. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

Swedish Academy finally condemns fatwa against writer Salman Rushdie

Mar 24, 2016 - 11:31 PM

The fact that the death sentence has been passed as punishment for a work of literature also implies a serious violation of free speech says Swedish Academy head Tomas Riad

epa05054718 A picture made avaiulable on 04 December 2015 shows Indian born British writer Salman Rushdie signing a copy of one of his books during an interview in Bogota, Colombia, 03 December 2015. Rushdie said that four years ago the terrorist group ISIS phenomenon was like an 'exagerated metaphor'. EPA/LEONARDO MUNOZ

Munro, Murakami, Roth Nobel literature favorites

Oct 11, 2012 - 10:45 AM

With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada s Alice Munro and Japan s Haruki Murakami often cited as possible winners

Rushdie releases memoirs as anti-Islam film protests rage

Sep 18, 2012 - 1:48 PM

Salman Rushdie publishes his account T the decade he spent in hiding while under a fatwa for his book The Satanic Verses

A LIFE IN HIDING. Photo from Rushdie's official Twitter account @SalmanRushdie