O: A Presidential Novel

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Shame on You, Simon & Schuster

Tim Rutten: Marketing of 'O' is outright 'deception'

(Newser) - Now that we know McCain adviser Mark Salter is the author of O: A Presidential Novel, Simon & Schuster has some 'splaining to do, writes Tim Rutten in the Los Angeles Times . Marketing campaigns don't have to win prizes for honesty, "but they are supposed to stop somewhere just... More »

And the Author of O: A Presidential Novel Is...

...Mark Salter!

(Newser) - The anonymous author of O: A Presidential Novel didn’t stay anonymous for long: It’s none other than McCain speechwriter Mark Salter, sources confirm to Time . Page Six had previously guessed Salter could be the author , and there were some hints, writes Mark Halperin: Salter “has been holed... More »

O: A Presidential Novel: A Bit Dull, but On the Mark

Post reviewer: Not 'as good as you hoped or as bad as you feared'

(Newser) - O: A Presidential Novel is not the gossipy bombshell one might have expected of a novel, penned anonymously by an insider, depicting the 2012 Obama campaign, writes Ron Charles for the Washington Post . In fact, it suffers a bit in that the fictionalized Obama and his GOP opponent—a flattering... More »

DC's Big Mystery: Who Wrote Anonymous Obama Novel?

Book is due out Jan. 25

(Newser) - A mystery is sweeping Washington: Who penned the forthcoming O: A Presidential Novel ? The 368-page, $25.99 book, out for release Jan. 25, is about the Obama administration—and is reportedly written by an anonymous author who has “vast personal experience” with the subject, the Washington Post reports.... More »

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