Salman Rushdie: Supplemental Information

Readings

For numerous readings and videos about Salman Rushdie visit: https://westportlibrary.libguides.com/SalmanRushdie

Undeterred, Salman Rushdie Discusses His New Memoir, ‘Knife’ – The New York Times, April 14, 2024


Videos

Salman Rushdie: The 2024 60 Minutes Interview about his memoir Knife.
Salman Rushdie: The 60 Minutes Interview (1990) In 1990, Mike Wallace spoke with “The Satanic Verses” author, who was marked for death by the Ayatollah Khomeini. The Ayatollah in 1989 declared Rushdie’s novel an affront to Islam, 12 minutes.

Salman Rushdie fatwa: 30 years on – BBC Newsnight, Feb 11, 2019. His lawyer at the time, Geoffrey Robertson QC, human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell and Dr Farzana Shaikh join Emily Maitlis, 14 minutes.

At the 2023 Literary Gala in New York City, PEN America honored author Salman Rushdie, who accepted the PEN Centenary Courage Award in person, his first public appearance since he was severely wounded in a knife attack nine months ago. Rushdie discusses the importance of free expression in a time of book bans and censorship. May 19, 2023, 9 minutes

Salman Rushdie in Conversation with CBC’s Eleanor Wachtel at The Banff Centre, Oct 6, 2015. Rushdie discusses why he’s fascinated by jinn, the fatwa that took over his life for a decade, religion, and his family, 1 hour 17 minutes.

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