Laura Bush Lands Memoir Deal

First lady signs deal to write White House memoir
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 6, 2009 8:20 AM CST

(Newser) – Laura Bush has signed on with Scribner to share her take on the Bush years with the world, Politico reports. The first lady is being paid a sum believed to be between $3.5 million and $5 million, reports the Wall Street Journal, and will offer a "candid and personal perspective" on her time in the White House—although industry insiders and veteran Bush-watchers say nobody should expect a thriller.