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Salman Rushdie says writing Knife allowed him to change his relationship to the attack. "Instead of just being the person who got stabbed, I now see myself as the person who wrote a book about getting stabbed," he says. Rachel Eliza Griffiths/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Fresh Air Weekend: Salman Rushdie; Diarra Kilpatrick, a.k.a. 'Diarra From Detroit'

Rushdie revisits the knife attack that nearly killed him in a new book. Ken Tucker reviews Tierra Whack's new album. A Black women drives the narrative in Kilpatrick's new murder mystery show.

Salman Rushdie says writing Knife allowed him to change his relationship to the attack. "Instead of just being the person who got stabbed, I now see myself as the person who wrote a book about getting stabbed," he says. Rachel Eliza Griffiths/Penguin Random House hide caption

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Rachel Eliza Griffiths/Penguin Random House

Fresh Air Weekend: Salman Rushdie; Diarra Kilpatrick, a.k.a. 'Diarra From Detroit'

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