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Sheila McClear’s Memoir (It’s Not About Gawker)

In early 2008, we learned that Sheila McClear (left), then an editor at Gawker, was shopping a memoir about her brief career as a peep show dancer. This morning, we’re pleased to hear that the book, formerly titled Every Day I Know Less and Less: Postcards From the New Times Square, has been sold to Denise Oswald of Soft Skull as Last of the Live Nude Girls, in a deal brokered by Holly Bemiss.

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