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LA Times Editor to Publish Memoir

Vanity Fair contributor, L.A. Times writer, and co-founder of the defunct-yet-funny L.A. Innuedo Richard Rushfield sends greetings via Blackberry at the Aspen airport, sides still aching from the Comedy Festival, along with news of his just-sold book:

DON’T FOLLOW ME, I’M LOST: A Memoir of Hampshire College at the Twilight of the 80s, the story of a pure-bred L.A. teen who abandons the West Coast sunshine and mentality to discover the unique “slacker” culture found on this Western Massachusetts campus just as it is being eclipsed by the rise of political correctness, to Brett Valley at Gotham, in a pre-empt, by Daniel Greenberg at Levine Greenberg Literary Agency (NA).

This is the first memoir for Rushfield, who has previously published fiction, in addition to journalism.

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