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Award Winning Books by
SALMAN RUSHDIE

Joseph Anton: A Memoir by Salman Rushdie
87 reviews (2012) (656p) (Amazon Top100)
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Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
81 reviews (2005) (416p) (TIME)
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 Shalimar the Clown is a masterpiece from one of our greatest writers, a dazzling novel that brings together the fiercest passions of the heart and the gravest conflicts of our time into an astonishingly powerful, all-encompassing story.

Max Ophuls' memorable life ends violently in Los Angeles in 1993 when he is murdered by his Muslim driver Noman Sher Noman, also known as Shal...
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The Moor's Last Sigh by Salman Rushdie
82 reviews (1995) (448p) (Booker) (NYTimes)
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 Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year


Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie combines a ferociously witty family saga with a surreally imagined and sometimes blasphemous chronicle of modern India and flavors the mixture with peppery soliloquies on art, ethnicity, religious fanaticism, and the terrifying power of love. Moraes "Moor" Zogoiby, the last surviving scion of a dynasty of C...
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THE SATANIC VERSES by Salman Rushdie
236 reviews (1989) (576p) (NYTimes)
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 Just before dawn one winter's morning, a hijacked jetliner explodes above the English Channel. Through the falling debris, two figures, Gibreel Farishta, the biggest star in India, and Saladin Chamcha, an expatriate returning from his first visit to Bombay in fifteen years, plummet from the sky, washing up on the snow-covered sands of an English beach, and proceed through a series of metamorphose...
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Shame by Salman Rushdie
24 reviews (1983) (307p) (Booker)
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 In this brilliant novel, Salman Rushdie masterfully combines history, art, language, politics, and religion.Set in a country "not quite Pakistan," the story centers around the families of two men-one a celebrated warrior, the other, a debauched playboy-engaged in a protracted duel that is played out in the political landscape of their country.Shame is a tour de force and a fitting predecessor to t...
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Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
196 reviews (1981) (552p) (Booker) (Modern100) (NYTimes)
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 The author of The Stananic Verses creates a fascinating family saga about the birth and maturity of a land and its people--a brilliant incarnation of the human comedy. "Rushdie has achieved a magnificent and unique work of fiction."--The Philadelphia Inquirer....
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Salman Rushdie Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 3  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 3  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 0  
National Book Award Nominations 0  
Man Booker Prize Wins 1 Midnight's Children ·  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 3 Midnight's Children · Shame · The Moor's Last Sigh ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 0  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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