Friday, June 19, 2009

Author Birthday: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born June 19, 1947 in Bombay, India) is an award-winning yet controversial author who often incorporates political and religious themes while examining the relationship between the Eastern and Western world. Since his debut in 1975, Rushdie has contributed novels, short stories, and works of non-fiction. Some of his more famous works include Midnight's Children (1981), Shame (1983), The Jaguar Smile (1987), The Satanic Verses (1988), East, West (1994), and Shalimar the Clown (2005)

Wikipedia Biography on Salman Rushdie

Check out the author at CDPL: Salman Rushdie

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