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Booker Prize 2019: Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood make it to shortlist

The list includes The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann, Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo, Quichotte by Salman Rushdie, 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in This Strange World by Elif Shafak and An Orchestra of Minorities by Chigozie Obioma. 

Fathers and Sons

In his latest novel, Salman Rushdie addresses the question of evil and how our choices impact our destinies, through the story of a dysfunctional family


Rushdie's latest novel: 1001 super-magical nights

In Rushdie’s offering, the action begins in 1195 — the philosopher Ibn Rushd (from whom Rushdie’s father took the family name) has been exiled from Cordoba for 1,001 days.

The Native Sahib

Kipling left India but India never left him

Cong distances itself from P Chidambaram's Rushdie book remark

Chidambaram had on Saturday said the decision of the Rajiv Gandhi government to ban Rushdie's book 'The Satanic Verses' was wrong.

In their own voice

Two senior politicians speak up against ban politics, Section 377. They have been part of the problem, but it’s not too late.


Rajiv Gandhi govt’s ban on Salman Rushdie's 'Satanic Verses' wrong: Chidambaram

Chidambaram was a Minister of State for Home Affairs under Rajiv Gandhi from 1986-89

The Jinn is Out of the Lamp Again

At its best moments, this book reveals a resurgent Salman Rushdie, crafting word pictures with wicked delight. At others, we are conscious of having been there, read that

Kolkata madrasa head attacked for ‘trying to be a Rushdie’

Akhtar was treated for head injuries after a mob beat him with iron rods.

‘His style of writing is unforgiving and brutally honest’

Bhalchandra Nemade's publishers and contemporaries talk about why this shouldn’t overshadow his work and the Jnanpith win.