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Former Sarah Palin Aide To Publish Memoir in May

Former Sarah Palin aide Frank Bailey has landed a deal with Simon & Schuster’s Howard Books. His memoir, Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin, will be released on May 24th.

Bailey became close to former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin during her gubernatorial campaign; he remained in her inner circle  during John McCain‘s presidential race. He co-wrote the memoir along with author Ken Morris and Mudflats blogger Jeanne Devon. On her site, Devon revealed that the three writers spent two years on this project.

Bailey had this statement in the press release: “I write because I am convinced that Sarah’s priorities and personality are not only ill-suited to head a political party or occupy national office, but would lead to a disaster of, well, biblical proportions.”

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Richard Rhorer Joins Simon & Schuster

Richard Rhorer has been named vice president and associate publisher at Simon & Schuster.

Previously, Rhorer served as director of digital business development at Macmillan. He will be responsible for supervising marketing specialists, overseeing the backlist publishing program, and bringing special focus to key front list titles.

Publisher Jonathan Karp had this statement: “In searching for a new associate publisher, I was looking for someone with a strong marketing vision, experience on the digital publishing frontier, a proven knack for backlist publishing, and a natural appreciation for our books.  Richard possesses all of those attributes and many more.”