Rushdie, Salman

About Salman Rushdie

Biography (British Council)

Profile (The Guardian)

Looking Back at Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, The Guardian, 14 Sep. 2012



Begley, Sarah. "The Golden House." Time, 8 Sep. 2017

Bidisha. "An Introduction to Midnight’s Children." British Library, 25 May 2016

Wilson, An. "Joseph Anton." The Telegraph, 21 Sep. 2012

Jordison, Sam. "Midnight's Children is the Right Winner." The Guardian, 10 Jul. 2008



Akbar, Afrika. "I Like Black Comedy in Dark Times." The Guardian, 16 Jun. 2018

Doshi, Tishani. "The Salman Rushdie Interview." The Hindu, 1 Sep. 2017

Gompertz, Will. "Meeting Salman Rushdie." BBC News, 17 Sep. 2012

Fussman, Cal. "What I've learned." Esquire, 31 Dec. 2005



Mishra, Vijay. Annotating Salman Rushdie: Reading the Postcolonial, Mishra (ed.), 2018

Bartosch, Roman. "‘No One Is India’ Literary Renderings of the (Postcolonial) Metropolis in Salman Rushdie and Indra Sinha." Re-Inventing the Postcolonial (in the) Metropolis, Sandten and Bauer (ed.), 2016

Akpome, Aghogho. "'Dancing Masquerades:' Narrating Postcolonial Personhood in Three Novels." English in Africa, vol. 40, no. 1, 2013

Eaglestone, Robert, and McQuilan, Martin. Salman Rushdie, 2013

Salgado, Minoli. "Vanishing Points/Visible Fictions: The Textual Politics of Terror." Textual Practice, vol. 27, no. 2, 2013

Sen, Krishna. "Nation,'No-Nation' and 'Desh': Post-Orientalism and the National Allegory in Rushdie's Shalimar the Clown and Vassanji's The Assassin's Song." Writing India Anew: Indian English Fiction 2000-2010, Sen and Rituparna (ed.), 2013

Ganapathy-Doré, Geetha, and Helga Ramsey-Kurz. Projections of Paradise: Ideal Elsewheres in Postcolonial Migrant Literature, 2011

Ranasinha, Ruvani. Writing Back, Re-Writing Britain: Farrukh Dhondy and Salman Rushdie, 2007

Rhine, Marjorie E. "Satanic Verses and Kafka's Curse[s]: Kafkan Echoes in Stories of Mutable Migrant Identities." Journal of the Kafka Society of America, vol. 27, no. 1-2, 2003

Kruger, Loren. "'Black Atlantics', 'White Indians' and 'Jews': Locations, Locutions, and Syncretic Identities in the Fiction of Achmat Dangor and Others." Scrutiny2, vol. 7, no. 2, 2002

Daval, Samir. "Talking Dirty: Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children." College English, vol. 54, no. 4, 1992

Corcoran, Marlena G. "Salman Rushdie's Satanic Narration." The Iowa Review, vol. 20, no.1, 1990



Autobiography/Life Writing

Joseph Anton: A Memoir (2012)



The Golden House (2017)

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights (2015)

The Enchantress of Florence (2008)

Shalimar the Clown (2005)

Fury (2001)

The Ground Beneath Her Feet (1999)

The Moor's Last Sigh (1995)

East, West (1994)

The Satanic Verses (1988)

Shame (1983)

Midnight's Children (1981)

Grimus (1975)


Children's and Young Adults' Books

Luka and the Fire of Life (2010)

Haroun and the Sea of Stories (1990)


Short Story Collections

The Best American Short Stories (2008)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Step Across This Line (2002)

"A Vision of Unity: Brathwaite, Ngugi, Rushdie and the Quest for Authenticity." Postcolonizing the Commonwealth: Studies in Literature and Culture, Smith (ed.), 2000

"Introduction." The Vintage Book of Indian Writing, Salman Rushdie and West (eds.), 1997

"The Perforated Street." The Vintage Book of Indian Writing, Salman Rushdie and West (eds.), 1997

"Out of Kansas." The New Yorker,  4 May 1992

Imaginary Homelands (1991)

In Good Faith (1990)

The Jaguar Smile (1987)


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Salman Rushdie on The Satanic Verses Controversy and His New Book The Golden HouseYouTube, 30 May 2018

Salman Rushdie on the Nature of Fiction. YouTube, 9 Sep. 2015

Salman Rushdie at the 2008 National Book Festival. YouTube, 27 Sep. 2008

Salman Rushdie Talks about Midnight's Children. BBC, Feb. 2003