Salman Rushdie

"Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts."

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie "Midnight's Children"

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Books choose their authors; the act of creation is not entirely a rational and conscious one. "

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it; or offer your own version in return."

Rating: 8.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A poet's work is to name the unnameable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world, and stop it going to sleep."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)