“I’m lucky”: Salman Rushdie speaks out in first interview since New York attack

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Months after being stabbed repeatedly as he prepared to give a lecture at a literary event in New York, award-winning author Salman Rushdie is blind in his right eye, struggles to write and, at times, has “frightening” nightmares. However, he still has a feeling of gratitude, he said during his first interview since the attack. “Well, you know, I’ve been better,” he told The New Yorker’s David Remnick during an interview published Monday. “But, considering what happened, I’m not so bad.” “The big injuries are healed, essentially,” Rushdie went on to describe. “I have feeling in my thumb and in…

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