Julian Assange

Julian Assange

Biography

Julian Assange is the editor in chief of WikiLeaks. In 2010 he won Time magazine's 'Reader's Choice Person of the Year' poll and the Sydney Peace Prize, and was named Le Monde's 'Man of the Year'. He has also been awarded the Amnesty International 'UK Media Award' and the Sam Adams Award for 'Integrity in Intelligence'. In February 2011, his organisation, WikiLeaks, was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize after publishing three of the biggest leaks of classified information in history: the Afghan War Diaries, the Iraq War Logs and Cablegate. He is the co-author, with Suelette Dreyfus, of one previous book, Underground: Tales of Hacking, Madness and Obsession from the Electronic Frontier.

  • Canongate Statement

    Canongate

    A statement from Canongate about the publication of Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography.

  • Canongate Press Release

    Canongate

    A press release from Canongate about Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography

     

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  • Serial in the Independent

    Canongate

    Julian Assange: The Unauthorised Autobiography was serialised on 22nd September.

  • Why we are publishing Julian Assange

    Canongate

    Canongate's publishing director Nick Davies, on the decision to publish Julian Assange.

  • 'An extraordinary story, lovely writing and a weirdo hero'

    Independent

    Andy McSmith: 'What's not to like?'

  • 'An 'autobiography' the world's most notorious hacker desperately wanted to suppress'

    The Daily Mail

    The Mail's Andrew Malone gives an overview.

  • 'Reminds us how polarizing this man is'

    Financial Times

    Tim Bradshaw: 'So many see him as great yet so many see him as diabolic'.

  • 'Assange thinks truth comes in two forms'

    Independent

    Philip Hensher discusses the ethics behind the publication.

  • 'We were right to publish Julian Assange's book'

    Jamie Byng

    Canongate publisher Jamie Byng on the Guardian Books Blog.

  • 'The WikiLeaks founder, the Scottish publisher and the Scots ghost writer'

    Scottish Herald

    The inside story by Alan Taylor

  • Joan Smith: 'Assange cares for no-one but himself'

    Independent

    The Independent's Joan Smith delivers her verdict.

  • 'Julian Assange, Conrad Black and other jailhouse howlers'

    The Globe and Mail

    Elizabeth Renzetti on Julian Assange as a prison memoir.

  • 'Is having autism a defence for hacking?'

    The Huffington Post

    Gerry Smith delves into 'the hacker's disease'.

  • 'Julian Assange's memoir is surprisingly revealing'

    The Observer

    Henry Porter is fascinated by Assange's objections to publication.

  • What Drives Julian Assange?

    Canongate

    Visit this Channel for all the information surrounding the publication of Assange's unauthorised autobiography.

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