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Bill Clinton and James Patterson Are Writing a Novel Together

May 08, 2017
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Sarah Begley is a staff writer for TIME.

Former President Bill Clinton and publishing superstar James Patterson are teaming up to write a novel.

Knopf and Little, Brown and Company jointly announced on Monday that The President Is Missing will combine Patterson's knack for suspense with Clinton's insider knowledge of the Oval Office. " Working on a book about a sitting President — drawing on what I know about the job, life in the White House, and the way Washington works — has been a lot of fun,” said Clinton in a statement. “And working with Jim has been terrific. I’ve been a fan of his for a very long time.”

The President Is Missing is slated for publication in June 2018.


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