Julian Assange book deal

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Assange Memoir Sells Just 644 Copies

Sales of unauthorized biography slow despite controversy

(Newser) - A war of words between Julian Assange and publisher Canongate generated plenty of free publicity for Julian Assange: The Unauthorized Autobiography but that hasn't translated into sales. The book—which the WikiLeaks founder worked on with a ghostwriter before withdrawing from the project earlier this year—sold only 644... More »

Assange Slams 'Unauthorized Autobiography'

Publisher releasing 'unfinished, erroneous draft,' WikiLeaks founder complains

(Newser) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is clashing with a British publisher over a memoir being released without his consent. The "unauthorized autobiography," which will go on sale in the UK today, is being published because Assange used a $500,000 advance to pay his legal bills then withdrew from... More »

Assange 'Forced' to Take $1.5M Book Deal

Because he's got some legal bills

(Newser) - The world's favorite rogue publisher has landed himself a book deal, but not because he wanted to. Infamous WikiLeaker Julian Assange will pen his memoirs for a reputed $1.5 million, reports the Australian, but he's doing it not for ego, but money. "I don't want to write this... More »

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