bloombergEleanor Randolph has landed a book deal with Simon & Schuster for “a major biography” of Michael Bloomberg.

Randolph spent 15 years covering New York for the New York Times and now serves on the paper’s editorial board. Literary agent David Black negotiated the deal with editorial director Alice Mayhew. Here’s more from the release:

This book will follow the extraordinary career and legacy of Bloomberg, who revolutionized business reporting, who has been a powerful and innovative mayor of New York City for the last 12 years, and who has become a public figure of national significance. The book will also observe his ongoing status as a national leader.