|… And the level of brutality is quite spectacular|
|" Rushdie supported the vote to remain in the EU during the||Police contended that they were afraid Rushdie would read from the banned The Satanic Verses, and that the threat was real, considering imminent protests by Muslim organizations|
|He had a backstage pass and he used it as often as possible||In 2010, U2 bassist recalled that " Bono had been calling Salman Rushdie from the stage every night on the Zoo TV tour|
|The Middle East Forum: Promoting American Interests||His third wife, from 1997 to 2004, was Elizabeth West; they have a son, Milan born 1997|
Salman Rushdie presenting his book Following the novel , set mainly in New York and avoiding the previous sprawling narrative style that spans generations, periods and places, Rushdie's 2005 novel , a story about love and betrayal set in Kashmir and Los Angeles, was hailed as a return to form by a number of critics.
|In 1983, Rushdie was elected a fellow of the , the UK's senior literary organisation||Anis Rushdie was dismissed from the ICS after it emerged that the birth certificate submitted by him had changes to make him appear younger than he was|
|Some non-Muslims expressed disappointment at Rushdie's knighthood, claiming that the writer did not merit such an honour and there were several other writers who deserved the knighthood more than Rushdie||Rushdie expressed his support for Charlie Hebdo|
Literary works [ ] Rushdie's first novel, 1975 , a part-science fiction tale, was generally ignored by the public and literary critics.26