Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has memoir out in September
FILE - Indra Nooyi participates in an event on Oct. 9, 2018, in New York. The former PepsiCo CEO has a memoir titled "My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future" coming out Sept. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)NEW YORK – Former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi has a memoir coming out this fall that her publisher is calling an “unvarnished take" on her rise to becoming one of the world's most powerful women. “My Life in Full: Work, Family and Our Future" will be published Sept. 28, Portfolio Books announced Monday. She worked at PepsiCo for 24 years, 12 of them as CEO, before stepping down in 2018.
Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny co-writing mystery novel
FILE - Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton attends the premiere of the Hulu documentary "Hillary" in New York on March 4, 2020. Clinton is teaming up with her friend Louise Penny on the novel State of Terror, out Oct. 12, 2021. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)NEW YORK – One of the world's better known fans of mystery novels, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now writing one. “Writing a thriller with Louise is a dream come true," Clinton, who has expressed admiration for Penny and other mystery writers in the past, said in a statement Tuesday. Hillary Clinton, secretary of state during Barack Obama's first term, has written a handful of nonfiction works.
William McRaven adapts bestseller 'Make Your Bed' for kids
FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, William McRaven addresses the Texas Board of Regents in Austin, Texas. McRaven, the retired U.S. Navy admiral who directed the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, is continuing his career as an author. McRaven is adapting his best-selling Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life ... And Maybe the World for younger audiences. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers announced Monday that McRaven's Make Your Bed With Skipper the Seal will come out Oct. 12. William McRaven is adapting his best-selling “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life ... And Maybe the World” for younger audiences.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's book 'Persist' to come out in April
This combination photo shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at the 110th NAACP National Convention on July 24, 2019, in Detroit and the cover of her book "Persist." (AP Photo, left, and Metropolitan Books via AP)NEW YORK – Sen. Elizabeth Warren has a book coming out about six key experiences and perspectives. “Persist” will refer to Warren's recent bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, won by Joe Biden, but is not a campaign memoir. Warren was represented by Robert Barnett and Daniel Martin of Williams & Connolly, where clients have ranged from former President Bill Clinton to a political rival of Warren's, Sen. Mitch McConnell. A portion of author proceeds from “Perisist” will be donated to the Greater Boston Food Bank, the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, the Worcester County Food Bank, and the Merrimack Valley Food Bank.
Memoir by Sen. Tammy Duckworth coming out March 30
NEW YORK – Sen. Tammy Duckworth has written a memoir, “Every Day Is a Gift,” which comes out March 30. Twelve, a Hachette Book Group imprint, announced the deal with Sen. Duckworth on Thursday, the 16th anniversary of the day she was shot down in a helicopter while serving in Iraq and lost both of her legs. She was elected in 2016 to the U.S. Senate, where she became the first sitting Senator to give birth. Over the past year, she was mentioned as a possible running mate for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who ended up choosing Sen. Kamala Harris of California. She was represented by Robert Barnett, the Washington attorney who also has worked on deals for Biden, now president-elect, and for former President Barack Obama.
Supreme Court vacancy likely to inflame presidential debate
Moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace, the 90-minute debate will feature segments on the Supreme Court, the coronavirus, the economy, race and policing, election integrity and the candidates' records. "This time it may actually turn out to be.”Both candidates are likely to repeat their talking points about the Supreme Court. But during the debate, their comments are likely to reach vast swaths of the electorate that haven't been following the campaign closely. But this Supreme Court pick gives them the exact reason to hold their nose and vote for somebody they despise because it falls in line with their ideological values.”The court vacancy will have to compete with Trump's taxes coming to light. Rocha said Biden will likely use the Supreme Court vacancy and other issues to try to rattle Trump and get him to blurt out ill-advised remarks.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo book on COVID-19 response out in October
NEW YORK New York Gov. Crown announced Tuesday that Cuomo's American Crisis will be released Oct. 13, three weeks before Election Day, when Trump is expected to face presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. New York State has one of the lowest infection rates in the U.S., a welcome contrast to the spring, when it had one of the highest. His style has differed notably from the more erratic approach of President Trump, a Republican with whom he has clashed often. Cuomo has received some of his strongest criticism for the thousands of virus-related deaths at New York nursing homes.
Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book
FILE - Former President George W. Bush, appears during a discussion at the Presidential Leadership Scholars graduation ceremony at the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas on July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)NEW YORK A new book by former President George W. Bush will highlight an issue which now sets him apart from many of his fellow Republicans immigration. Bush, who served as president from 2001-2009, has often praised the contributions of immigrants, a notable contrast to President Donald Trump's rhetoric and policies. As president, Bush supported a bipartisan immigration reform bill that narrowly failed to pass in 2007, with opposition coming from both liberals and conservatives. His memoir Decision Points has sold more than 3 million copies, and his other books include 41, about his father, former President George H.W.
Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller
Clinton and Patterson are teaming up again with The President's Daughter," to be released in June 2021, the book's publishers announced Thursday. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)NEW YORK After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller. The plot for The President's Daughter would seem uncomfortable for Clinton, who has a daughter, Chelsea. This novel is completely and fully fiction, says Washington, D.C. attorney Robert Barnett, who handles book deals for Clinton and Patterson. Clinton and Patterson were represented by Barnett and Deneen Howell of Williams & Connolly.