Robert Gates Signs Two-book Deal for Memoir and Book on Leadership

Robert Gates, United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011, will publish two books with Alfred A. Knopf, it was announced today by Sonny Mehta, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The first book will be a memoir and is tentatively scheduled to be published in 2013; the second book will focus on leadership and is expected to be published the following year.

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