According to the Defense Intelligence Agency, new memoir by a former DIA intelligence officer could "cause serious damage to national security." Now the agency is considering buying all 10,000 copies of the book in print and destroying them.
For Janet Evanovich, author of the No.1 bestselling series featuring the romantically challenged bounty hunter and Jersey girl Stephanie Plum, this has been a summer of doing away with the old and in with the new. Out is her longtime publisher St. Martin's Press, with whom she has worked since the late-1990s. In is the Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint of Random House.
The ongoing court battle between Rielle Hunter, the mistress of John Edwards, and Andrew Young, a top aide to the former Senator, has added a new twist: lawyers for Hunter argued that she should have some of the profits from The Politician, Young's number-one bestselling tell-all about Edwards'life on the campaign trail.