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Modern Library 100 Best Novels(090)
Time Magazine 100 Novels(1981)
born: 6/19/1947 born as: Ahmed Salman Rushdie
Anglo-Indian novelist who was condemned to death by leading Iranian Muslim clerics in 1989 for allegedly having blasphemed Islam in his novel The Satanic Verses (1988). His case became the focus of an international controversy. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature