Salman Rushdie to pen his memoir

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Salman Rushdie
London, Oct 22: The Booker Prize winner, Salman Rushdie has signed a worldwide deal to publish his memoir in 2012, publishers Random House revealed in London on Thursday, Oct 21.

"I have waited a long time to write this memoir, until I felt I was ready to do it. I'm ready now," the 63-year-old award-winning author said in a statement.

He has agreed to publish his memoir in the English-language, Spanish, and for the first time in German.

The memoir would cover the topics on Rushdie's marriage, his experience as an 'outsider' at a leading public school in England and his years of 'internal exile'.

Rushdie was born in Mumbai in 1947, the son of a Cambridge-educated lawyer. He went to Rugby School in England and studied history at Cambridge University and now spend most of his life in London and New York.

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