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Salman Rushdie
(1947-____) born on
Jun 19
Indian-English novelist. His novel, "The Satanic Verses," enraged Moslems, branded an "enemy of Islam," and forced him into hiding.
Our lives teach us who we are.

Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one.
A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep.
I make no complaint. I am a writer. I do not accept my condition; I will strive to change it; but I inhabit it, I am trying to learn from it.
I hate admitting that my enemies have a point.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Independent on Sunday" (London), 4 Feb 1990.
R: In "Independent on Sunday" (London), 4 Feb 1990.
A: In "Independent," (London), 18 Feb. 1989.
N: In "Independent on Sunday" (London), 4 Feb 1990.
K: Hamza, in "The Satanic Verses," "Mahound," 1988.

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