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Salman Rushdie

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 Remains of the Day
Written by Kazuo Ishiguro, Introduction by Salman Rushdie
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 2012
$24.95/28.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-96144-0 (0-307-96144-3)

An elegant Everyman's Library hardcover edition of the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize, a bestseller and a perpetually strong backlist title, and the basis for an award-winning film—with full-cloth binding, a silk ribbon marker, a chronology, and a new introduction by Salman Rushdie.

Here is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait... Read more






East, West
Written by Salman Rushdie
Vintage | Trade Paperback | December 1995
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-75789-4 (0-679-75789-9)

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic distances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West. Daring, extravagant, comical and humane, this book renews Rushdie's stature as a storyteller who can enthrall and instruct us with the same sentence. Read more






The Enchantress of Florence
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | January 2009
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-679-64051-6 (0-679-64051-7)

The Enchantress of Florence is the story of a mysterious woman, a great beauty believed to possess the powers of enchantment and sorcery, attempting to command her own destiny in a man’s world. It is the story of two cities at the height of their powers–the hedonistic Mughal capital, in which... Read more






Fury
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2002
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-679-78350-3 (0-679-78350-4)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

“Salman Rushdie’s great grasp of the human tragicomedy–its dimensions, its absurdities and horrors–has made him one of the most intelligent fiction writers in the English language.”
–Gail Caldwell, The Boston Globe

“Fury is a profoundly, ecstatically affirmative work of fiction. It reaffirms Rushdie’s standing . . . at... Read more






Grimus
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6999-3 (0-8129-6999-5)

“A mixture of science fiction and folktale, past and future, primitive and present-day . . . Thunderous and touching.”
Financial Times

After drinking an elixir that bestows immortality upon him, a young Indian named Flapping Eagle spends the next seven hundred years sailing the seas with the blessing–and ultimately the burden–of living forever... Read more






The Jaguar Smile
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$14.00/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7672-4 (0-8129-7672-X)

“I did not go to Nicaragua intending to write a book, or, indeed, to write at all: but my encounter with the place affected me so deeply that in the end I had no choice.” So notes Salman Rushdie in his first work of nonfiction, a book as imaginative and meaningful... Read more






Joseph Anton
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2013
$18.00/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8260-2 (0-8129-8260-6)

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The Seattle Times • The Economist • Kansas City Star • BookPage

On February 14, 1989, Valentine’s Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been “sentenced to death&rdquo... Read more






Luka and the Fire of Life
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | September 2011
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-679-78347-3 (0-679-78347-4)

“You’ve reached the age at which people in this family cross the border into the magical world. It’s your turn for an adventure—yes, it’s finally here!” So says Haroun to his younger brother, twelve-year-old Luka. The adventure begins one beautiful starry night in the land of Alifbay, when Luka’s father, Rashid...

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Midnight's Children
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2006
$16.00/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7653-3 (0-8129-7653-3)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

Winner of the Booker of Bookers

Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem... Read more






Midnight's Children
Written by Salman Rushdie
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | October 1995
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44462-6 (0-679-44462-9)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)A classic novel, in which the man who calls himself the "bomb of Bombay" chronicles the story of a child and a nation that both came into existence in 1947—and examines a whole people's capacity for carrying inherited myths and inventing new ones. Read more






Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children
Written by Salman Rushdie
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2003
$13.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6903-0 (0-8129-6903-0)

The original stage adaptation of Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children, winner of the 1993 Booker of Bookers, the best book to win the Booker Prize in its first twenty-five years.

In the moments of upheaval that surround the stroke of midnight on August 14--15, 1947, the day India proclaimed its independence from Great... Read more






The Moor's Last Sigh
Written by Salman Rushdie
Vintage | Trade Paperback | January 1997
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-74466-5 (0-679-74466-5)

Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year


Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India and flavors the mixture with peppery soliloquies on art, ethnicity, religious fanaticism, and the terrifying power of love. Moraes "Moor" Zogoiby, the last... Read more






The Moor's Last Sigh
Written by Salman Rushdie
Vintage Canada | Trade Paperback | November 1996
$18.50/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-394-28197-1 (0-394-28197-7)

In his first novel since The Satanic Verses, Rushdie gives readers a masterpiece of controlled storytelling, informed by astonishing scope and ambition, by turns compassionate, wicked, poignant, and funny. From the paradise of Aurora's legendary salon to his omnipotent father's sky-garden atop a towering glass high-rise, the Moor's story evokes his... Read more






The Satanic Verses
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$16.00/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7671-7 (0-8129-7671-1)

One of the most controversial and acclaimed novels ever written, The Satanic Verses is Salman Rushdie’s best-known and most galvanizing book. Set in a modern world filled with both mayhem and miracles, the story begins with a bang: the terrorist bombing of a London-bound jet in midflight. Two Indian actors of... Read more






Shalimar the Clown
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2006
$16.00/(Canada) | 978-0-679-78348-0 (0-679-78348-2)


“Dazzling . . . Modern thriller, Ramayan epic, courtroom drama, slapstick comedy, wartime adventure, political satire, village legend–they’re all blended here magnificently.”
The Washington Post Book World

This is the story of Maximilian Ophuls, America’s counterterrorism chief, one of the makers of the modern world; his Kashmiri Muslim driver and subsequent killer, a... Read more






Shame
Written by Salman Rushdie
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2008
$15.00/(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7670-0 (0-8129-7670-3)

The novel that set the stage for his modern classic, The Satanic Verses, Shame is Salman Rushdie’s phantasmagoric epic of an unnamed country that is “not quite Pakistan.” In this dazzling tale of an ongoing duel between the families of two men–one a celebrated wager of war, the other a debauched... Read more






Step Across This Line
Written by Salman Rushdie
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | September 2003
$15.95/(Canada) | 978-0-679-78349-7 (0-679-78349-0)

For all their permeability, the borders snaking across the world have never been of greater importance. This is the dance of history in our age: slow, slow, quick, quick, slow, back and forth and from side to side, we step across these fixed and shifting lines. —from Part IV

With astonishing range... Read more





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