After stabbing, Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" tops Amazon bestseller list


The Satanic Verses [Amazon], Salman Rushdie's 1988 magic realist novel, has raced to the top of Amazon's bestseller charts in the wake of his attempted murder by an Islamic fundamentalist. Rushdie, stabbed repeatedly on-stage while preparing to deliver a speech in New York, is said to be recovering well but remains likely to lose an eye. — Read the rest