Add This to Your WikiReads: Julian Assange Set to Pen His Memoir

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Peter Macdiarmid / Pool / AP

After a year of diplomatic cables, criminal charges and extradition threats, the 39-year-old figured he might as well market all that madness on paper. (Via AOL Daily Finance)

Thanks to the public nature of his rogue activism, Julian Assange’s popularity with certain sects of the public is at a peak. The WikiLeaks founder has turned government secrecy inside out, releasing hundreds of thousands of conversations over the Internet.

(Read about Assange’s own case files being leaked: what goes around comes around?)

Assange’s latest set of leaks will be on a more personal level. AOL Daily Finance reports that the Australian has agreed to terms with a pair of book publishers to create a memoir of his mischief. The book is slated to be published in both the U.S. and the U.K. — with a rough manuscript in hand by March 2011. Expect the book to arrive sometime later on during that year.

(See all of TIME’s WikiLeaks coverage.)

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