Salman Rushdie photographed by Fay Godwin; Salman Rushdie (1947 Jun 19, Mumbai);  British Indian novelist and essayist; catapulted to controversial infamy 1988 with 4th novel  The Satanic Verses; Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France Jan 1999 + 2007 Jun knighted in UK; since 2000 prof. @Emory University, US

Salman Rushdie photographed by Fay Godwin; Salman Rushdie (1947 Jun 19, Mumbai); British Indian novelist and essayist; catapulted to controversial infamy 1988 with 4th novel The Satanic Verses; Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of France Jan 1999 + 2007 Jun knighted in UK; since 2000 prof. @Emory University, US

a poet's work is to name the unameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it goint to sleep. Salman Rushdie on poetry

a poet's work is to name the unameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it goint to sleep. Salman Rushdie on poetry

Fundamentalism isn't about religion. It's about power! ~ Salman Rushdie.

Fundamentalism isn't about religion. It's about power! ~ Salman Rushdie.

"I support free speech and HATE political correctness… I say Question EVERYTHING…  ESPECIALLY religion."

"I support free speech and HATE political correctness… I say Question EVERYTHING… ESPECIALLY religion."

<i>Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights</i> by Salman Rushdie

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie

<i>Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights</i> by Salman Rushdie

Folio Prize Academy member Salman Rushdie, in The 11 Best Quotes On Censorship.   #censorship http://www.thefolioprize.com/

Folio Prize Academy member Salman Rushdie, in The 11 Best Quotes On Censorship. #censorship http://www.thefolioprize.com/

Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children

Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children

"The ancient wisdoms are modern nonsenses. Live in your own time, use what we know, and as you grow up, perhaps the human race will finally grow up with you, and put aside childish things." ~ Salman Rushdie

"The ancient wisdoms are modern nonsenses. Live in your own time, use what we know, and as you grow up, perhaps the human race will finally grow up with you, and put aside childish things." ~ Salman Rushdie

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