Salman Rushdie

Overview:

  • Legal Name: Rushdie, Ahmed Salman
  • Place of Birth: Bombay, India
  • Date of Birth: June 19, 1947

Notes:

Writer whose work has been overshadowed by the fatwa pronounced upon him by the Islamic fundamentalists of Iran for his writings in The Satanic Verses. While the equally controversial The Moor's Last Sigh hasn't resulted in a "death sentence", it has been banned in India.

Short Fiction:

Awards:

  • 1992. Haroun and the Sea of Stories Mythopoeic, Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children's Literature
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