Please tell me they meant 2006. Okay, 2007? Please?

Yesterday Publishers Marketplace reported the sale of Zoe Heller’s (What Was She Thinking?) forthcoming novel, The Believers, “about the life of a radical lawyer and his family.” So far, so excellent, especially if the book deals, as Heller said it or another novel would, with orthodox religion.

But there’s a catch. It’s slated for publication in winter 2008.

Oh, Ms. Heller, how you tease.


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