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Salman Rushdie
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Salman Rushdie is the author of eleven novels—Grimus, Midnight’s Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor’s Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life—and one collection of short stories: East, West. He has also published three works of nonfiction: The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981–1991, and Step Across This Line, and coedited two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is a former... Read More

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The Satanic Verses
A Novel
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 23, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Shalimar the Clown
A Novel
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.00

Whitbread Novel Award, 2005 shortlist

Max Ophuls’ memorable life ends violently in Los Angeles in 1993 when he is murdered by his Muslim driver Noman Sher Noman, also known as Shalimar the Clown. At first the crime seems to be politically motivated–Ophuls was previously ambassador to India, and later US counterterrorism chief–but... Read more >
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Shalimar the Clown
A Novel
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 6, 2005
Price: $11.99

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Shame
A Novel
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $15.00

In this brilliant novel, Salman Rushdie masterfully combines history, art, language, politics, and religion. Set in a country "not
quite Pakistan," the story centers around the families of two men--one a celebrated warrior, the other, a debauched playboy
engaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their... Read more >
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Shame
A Novel
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Step Across This Line
Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: September 30, 2003
Price: $15.95

The essays, speeches, and opinion pieces assembled in Step Across This Line, written over the last ten years, cover an astonishing range of subjects. The collection chronicles Rushdie’s intellectual odyssey and is also an especially personal look into the writer’s psyche.

With the same fierce intelligence, uncanny social commentary, and very strong... Read more >
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Step Across This Line
Collected Nonfiction 1992-2002
Written by Salman Rushdie


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 10, 2002
Price: $11.99

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