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Salman Rushdie's 'Knife' is unflinching about his brutal stabbing and uncanny in its vital spirit

Posted on AllSides April 15th, 2024
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FILE - Author Salman Rushdie receives the Vaclav Havel Library Foundation's first ever lifetime achievement disturbing the peace award at the Vaclav Havel Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023, in New York. Rushdie's first book since the 2022 stabbing he thought might end his life is both explicit in the violence Rushdie sustains and heroic in the will to live that Rushdie retains. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) FILE - This cover image released by Random House shows "Knife: Meditations After an Attempted Murder" by Salman Rushdie. The book, about...

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