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THE SATANIC VERSES

The members of Women Against Fundamentalism and Southall Black Sisters during a protest in May 1989 against fundamentalists who sought to ban Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. (Getty Images)

Women who fought for Salman Rushdie

10 min read . 21 Feb 2019
Despite all his literary achievements, Salman Rushdie still seems to be rather proud of his ‘Incredibubble’ and ‘Naughty. But nice’ which he created during his 10-year advertising career. Photo: AFP
No political party is immune from the charge of being hostile to books it doesn’t like, and none is committed to unbridled freedom of expression. Photo: HT <br />

A book censor’s paradise

4 min read . 13 Feb 2014
Joseph Anton, the new memoir of 65-year-old Rushdie, is in the longlist for the 2012 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. Photo: Francis Tsang/Getty Images<br />

Salman Rushdie | Bold Type

9 min read . 20 Sep 2012
<br />Muslims sit and watch at the Jaipur Literature Festival before the Indian born British author Salman Rushdie’s video conference was called off, in Jaipur, on 24 January 2012. Photo: AP<br />

Thought control in Jaipur

3 min read . 01 Feb 2012
<br />Uninspired? Salman Rushdie. Timothy Greenfield/Cape/Bloomberg <br />

Rushdie&#8217;s imprisonment

2 min read . 17 Dec 2010
<br />Luka and the Fire of Life: Jonathan Cape, 216 pages, £12.99 (around Rs 915).<br />

The myth meister

2 min read . 08 Oct 2010
<br />Freedom’s enemy: Protests against Rushdie in New York in 1989. AFP<br />

Disturbing the universe

6 min read . 13 Feb 2009
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