Foreword.- A Short Text About Magic.- At the Auction of the Ruby
Slippers.- Credits.- Bibliography.
SALMAN RUSHDIE is the author of eleven previous novels Luka and the Fire
of Life, Grimus, Midnight's Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the
Best of the Booker), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories,
The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown and
The Enchantress of Florence and one collection of short stories, East, West.
He has also published three works of nonfiction The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary
Homelands: Essays and Criticism 1981-1991, and Step Across This Line and coedited
two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is
the former president of American PEN.