Vintage Books has acquired U.S. rights to a new book about Edward Snowden by Guardian reporter Luke Harding called The Snowden Files. The investigative work will, Vintage said, will be the "first in depth look at the Guardian's scoop" and it will "tell the story of the individuals behind the biggest intelligence leak in history and the forces that tried to stop them." The book has also been acquired in the U.K., Brazil, China, and other countries, and Vintage will release its paperback and e-book edition on February 11. The trade paperback edition will be priced at $14.95; e-book price is pending.
Harding is a foreign correspondent at the British newspaper and has written a number of other books including 2011's WikiLeaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy, which was adapted into the 2013 film about Assange, The Fifth Estate.