Hustler publisher Larry Flynt is teaming up with Columbia University’s David Eisenback to write about book about presidential hanky-panky. “One Nation Under Sex: How the Private Lives of Presidents and First Ladies Shaped America,” is due out in 2011 from Palgrave books. “It’s not just a book about who slept with whom,” says Flynt’s agent, Andrew Stuart. “It’s a much larger and sweeping account of how the sex lives of American presidents have had a tangible effect on American policy and history.”
The race for the top spot on Amazon’s best-selling non-fiction book list just got dirty. Authors of the book, Rework , were thrilled, but not satisfied, that their book is currently in the #4 spot on the list. So, in brainstorming ways to publicize their irreverent career guide, they turned to the author of the book above them on the list and asked themselves, “What would Karl Rove do?” Create an attack ad against the book of course. Can you still call it swiftboating if you’re talking about a book?