On February 14, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a call from a journalist informing him that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. It was the first time Rushdie heard the word fatwa. His crime? Writing a novel, The Satanic...
"There was never before, as far as I know, a writer threatened with a fatwa, an assassination, for one book that he wrote, which was "The Satanic Verses". "Joseph Anton" is a detailed memoir of Rushdie's life during those years..."
"This was a non-stop action read. It reminds me of when we called them comics books, which to me is not a derogatory term. This is also a graphic novel, but keep in mind most of the writers even of popular graphic novels are still turning out a tr..."