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Salman Rushdie is the author of 12 novels, including Midnight's Children and The Satanic Verses. Rushdie was once the subject of death threats; now, when asked if he can move about freely Rushdie responds: "You have to stop asking me. ... It's been like 16 years since it's been OK." Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images hide caption

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Salman Rushdie: These Days, 'Everyone Is Upset All The Time'
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Salman Rushdie is the author of The Satanic Verses, which inspired a fatwah calling for his death. His novel Midnight's Children has been adapted into a film that opens in the U.S. on Nov. 2. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Being 'Joseph Anton,' Rediscovering Salman Rushdie
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Becoming 'Anton,' Or, How Rushdie Survived A Fatwa
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'Shalimar the Clown' Takes Rushdie Back to Kashmir
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