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WikiLeaks' Julian Assange to Write His Memoirs

As the embattled 39-year-old Australian hacker's lawyers fight his extradition to Sweden, he'll be working on a memoir. The book will be published in the U.S. by Knopf, a division of Random House, and in the U.K. by Canongate. Admirers -- and detractors -- can't wait.

John Updike Finally Gets a Literary Agent

For more than 50 years, writer John Updike's exclusive U.S. publisher was Knopf, and he sold his writing without a literary agent. A year after Updike's death, a particularly persistent agent has landed him as a client: Andrew Wylie, who may be signing up for a number of headaches.