Salman Rushdie On The Saddest Thing About His Years In Hiding
"I lost my 40s, essentially. I was 41 when this started, and the 40s are supposed to be the prime of a man's life. Instead my 40s were all this crap. I know friends of mine who were around me and helped me through this said to me, years later, in my mid-50s, that 'you look younger now.' If I look back at the pictures, I can see exactly what they mean."