The 1981 winner of the Man Group PLC’s Contemporary Fiction Prize was born in a city formerly known by what name?
Sir Ahmad Salman Rushdie, FRSL; Kashmiri:,; born 19 June 1947 is a British Kashmiri novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight’s Children, won the Booker Prize in 1981. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. Wikipedia
Born: June 19, 1947 (age 69), Mumbai
Spouse: Padma Lakshmi (m. 2004–2007), more
Influenced by: Gabriel García Márquez, Christopher Hitchens, more
Awards: Man Booker Prize, The Best of the Booker, Aristeion Prize, more