Salman Rushdie

(redirected from Sir Salman)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for Salman Rushdie

British writer of novels who was born in India

References in periodicals archive ?
This year's prize will be shared with an International Writer of Courage, who has been intimidated for speaking out about their beliefs, selected by Sir Salman Rushdie in association with English Pen's Writers at Risk committee.
A letter signed by authors including Stephen Fry, Sir Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan and Tom Stoppard, said: "The Defamation Bill is not a suitable vehicle for the wider proposals of press regula-a tion - as Lord Justice Leveson himself noted, libel did not form part of his terms of reference.
Yishai's grandstanding has garnered condemnation from our own Liel Leibowitz, Sir Salman Rushdie and anti-Israel stalwart Alan Dershowitz and now given Grass an opening to keep attacking Israel.
This year's line-up is led by novelist Sir Salman Rushdie.
Britain also owes many of its contemporary artists and thinkers to multiculturalism: pop singer Mika, who was born in Beirut to a Lebanese mother and an American father; celebrated architect Zaha Hadid who was born in Iraq and studied in Lebanon; and Indian British novelist and essayist Sir Salman Rushdie.
The school was founded in 1567 and includes Sir Salman Rushdie, poet Rupert Brooke and prime minister Neville Chamberlain as former pupils.
This was the book, after all, that had everyone who matters, from Oprah Winfrey to Sir Salman Rushdie, in raptures.
Sir Salman Rushdie stumbled during an appearance in Canada last Thursday when he confused Canada with the United States.
Mercifully, it didn't, in that Sir Salman Rushdie, as he is now known, survived the ordeal.
In June 2007, Salman Rushdie became Sir Salman Rushdie, and the knighting of the 'empire writes back' man himself both stirred up antagonism in postcolonial critical milieux and reignited the Verses controversy via hostile demonstrations, notably in Pakistan; while 2008 saw both the third-in-a-row consecration of Midnight's Children by the Booker Prize judges (this time for the award's fortieth anniversary) and the nomination for the Booker longlist--though, it transpired, not shortlist--of Rushdie's latest work (and his first-ever historical novel set in remoter times), The Enchantress of Florence (2008).
Sir Salman Rushdie still ignites ridiculous threats against England and, one of probably a few catalysts including the new premiership of Gordon Brown, the recent attacks on the U.
The knighthood was bestowed on him Saturday in Queen Elizabeth's annual honors list and transforms the Indian-born British national to Sir Salman Rushdie.
Booker Prize-winning author Sir Salman Rushdie attended the event just to salute the legend.
I don't think it is good to be messy" Actress Jane Asher "Technical jargon" TV presenter Eamonn Holmes's explanation for the two-fingers gesture he made on screen, denying that it was meant to be offensive "We are living in the darkest time I have ever known" Novelist Sir Salman Rushdie, above "We don't need another Sex and the City because we learned the lesson of the show: marriage isn't the be-all and end-all in women's minds any more, and women are friends with each other in a way that rivals their romantic relationships" Actress Cynthia Nixon "The Lords is a mess and everyone knows it" Writer Frederick Forsyth on the Upper House "If you look at the number of Americans killed since 9/11 by terrorism, it's less than 100.