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Salman Rushdie Satanic Verses

Salman Rushdie and the Right to Offend

Carlo Strenger | Posted 11.26.2012 | World
Carlo Strenger

Salman Rushdie's memoir Joseph Anton rebels against the reduction of The Satanic Verses to an insult to Islam. I agree. But modern liberal democracies, freedom of thought and expression are impossible without the right to offend.

A Video Game About Killing Salman Rushdie

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home

For 23 years, even beyond the grave, Ayatollah Khomeini has ordered Iranians to kill the novelist Salman Rushdie, with no success. At this week's Inte...

PHOTOS: Salman Rushdie, Ubiquitous Party Animal

Posted 03.28.2012 | New York

The New York Times recently chronicled the surprising transformation of famed author Salman Rushdie, as he evolves from man-in-exile to something of a...

Salman Rushdie Cancels Literary Festival Appearance Following Threats

The Huffington Post | Nausheen Husain | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

India's seventh annual Jaipur Literature Festival was embroiled in controversy even before its official kickoff on Friday, January 20. Salman Rushdie,...

Salman Rushdie Memoir Coming

The New York Times | JULIE BOSMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Salman Rushdie is writing a memoir that will recount his years in hiding after the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered Muslims to kill him because of ...

Iranian Woman At Risk Of Stoning For Circulating Banned Book

The Guardian | Alexandra Topping | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

An Iranian woman accused by the Tehran regime of circulating copies of Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses is at risk of being stoned and flogged if h...