Salman Rushdie

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Salman Rushdie to write a book about being stabbed on stage
Author tells Hay literary festival he needs to ‘get past’ the knife attack he suffered before writing anything else

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

01, Jun, 2023 @8:20 PM

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‘Stylist extraordinaire’: worlds of literature and politics pay tribute to Martin Amis
Fellow writers including Salman Rushdie express their admiration for British novelist who has died aged 73

David Barnett and Kate Connolly

21, May, 2023 @6:42 PM

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Salman Rushdie makes first public appearance since attack, praising ‘heroes’ who saved him
A surprise speaker at the Pen America gala, the author said ‘if it had not been for these people, I most certainly would not be standing here’

Sarah Shaffi

19, May, 2023 @3:35 PM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Salman Rushdie, Margo Jefferson and more
Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some excellent new paperbacks, from an astonishing study of premonitions to a Booker prize-winning novel

25, Apr, 2023 @2:32 PM

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Salman Rushdie is determined to have the last word | Tim Adams
The novelist is still recovering from a knife attack last summer, but the loss of an eye won’t stop him writing about it

Tim Adams

11, Feb, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Victory City by Salman Rushdie review – a lavish fairytale
Completed before he was attacked last year, Rushdie’s magic realist epic about a 15th-century Indian empire has an infectious sense of fun

Xan Brooks

01, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Salman Rushdie will not promote new novel after attack
Author will not appear at launch events for Victory City, his first book since he lost the use of one eye and one hand after being stabbed, his agent has confirmed

Sarah Shaffi

31, Jan, 2023 @4:27 PM

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Met police urged to prosecute Iranian accused of backing Rushdie fatwa
Officers are reviewing a dossier accusing Sayed Ataollah Mohajerani, who lives in London, of encouraging terrorism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

30, Jan, 2023 @5:15 PM

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Victory City by Salman Rushdie review – a knotty chronicle of intra-dynastic rivalry
The author’s new novel – a retelling of a fictitious Sanskrit verse saga – employs a kind of autopilot postmodernism, and lacks the verbal gusto of his early works

Anthony Cummins

29, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Joanne Harris sees off vote to oust her from Society of Authors role
Novelist said ‘rationality has prevailed’ after resolution to unseat her as chair was comprehensively defeated

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent and Harry Taylor

17, Nov, 2022 @8:07 PM

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Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye and use of one hand, says agent
Full extent of injuries from ‘brutal attack’ on Satanic Verses author in New York state in August revealed

Sam Jones in Madrid

23, Oct, 2022 @10:53 AM

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British Library to host Salman Rushdie celebration event
Writers including Hanif Kureishi, Monica Ali and Nigella Lawson will gather in London to share readings and reflections two months after the author was attacked on stage

Sarah Shaffi

10, Oct, 2022 @1:27 PM

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