WikiLeaks founder lands book deal


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Julian Assange, the founder of the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, has signed a book deal to reveal his life story.

Canongate Books, based in Edinburgh, said it has acquired world rights – apart from North America – to Assange’s story, in which he will discuss his own philosophies. Alfred A. Knopf will publish the book in North America.

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The book will be published in the UK in April.

Assange, who is on bail facing extradition to Sweden on charges of sexual assault, came under the spotlight recently as a result of US cables published on WikiLeaks.