Just What the Literary World Was Waiting For!


After months of speculation, and a piece in The New Yorker‘s “Talk of the Town,” it’s official: Laura Bush will be the latest Bush insider to cash in. She’s sold her memoirs to Scribner’s.

See also: Rumpus Books Editor, Andrew Altschul’s call for a publishing industry boycott of Bush administration memoirs.

Andrew Altschul was the founding Books Editor at The Rumpus. He is an O. Henry Prize-winning short story writer and the author of the novels Deus Ex Machina and Lady Lazarus. Currently, he directs the Center for Literary Arts at San Jose State University. More from this author →