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09:51 UK time, Friday, 18 July 2008

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"His record is toast" - Salman Rushdie taunts wine writer Malcolm Gluck over book signing feat.

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You might think Salman Rushdie has bigger fish to fry, what with years of Islamist death threats and so forth, but this week he is vexed by Gluck's claim in the Guardian letters page that while the wine quaffer had signed 1,000 books in an hour there was no way the Booker of Booker winner could have.

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