Kennedy Book Bid To Top Five Million
While were were quite happy with the Ted Kennedy tell-all Senator, written by former aide Richard Burke (Ricky! Give me that cookie!), it looks like we'll soon be hearing from the old lion himself, as a bidding war has reached the mid-seven figure range. Washington, D.C., attorney Bob Barnett, who worked book deals for Alan Greenspan, and Bill and Hillary Clinton, is handling the Kennedy deal. According to the New York Post, "selected publishers met with Kennedy in Washington in September and were asked to give their assessments of what they could do by last Friday. The auction began Monday. "It should be over by [today]," said one source."
Kennedy To Cash In [NYP]