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Re: Assange

Released on 2012-02-28 15:00 GMT

Email-ID 397988
Date 2010-12-28 18:00:09
Funny...and probably good advice. It's not Doubleday, specifically - it's
the Knopf side, but hopefully they do well.

Happy holidays!

From: George Friedman []
Sent: Monday, December 27, 2010 05:44 PM
To: Kaufman, Jason
Subject: Assange

You guys are publishing him? Get it out fast. This guys shelf life may
not be all you hope. He is always one step away from a crazed moment, like
comparing himself to Martin Luther King and saying that 50 percent of the
people in the world believe that. The deck is not completely full.

I'd say get to market in two months. Enjoy.

George Friedman

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