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Nineteen Books and Counting For “TV Guy” Jim Lehrer

PBS Newshour anchor Jim Lehrer is on his 19th book and tells USA Today that he doesn’t have a clue what writer’s block is… clearly!

Oh, Johnny, which hits shelves today, is the fictional tale of a WWII soldier who falls in love with a woman he meets at a train station in Wichita, Kansas. Lehrer actually does a lot of his writing in his hometown of Wichita.

“At the time of my 10th book, I thought, ‘I am now a writer,’” he says. “But no, I’m still the TV guy. I’ve always felt it was a little bit bragging to say you’re a writer, to say ‘I’m a novelist.’”

Read the rest of the USA Today piece here.

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