Washington Post’s Anne Kornblut Writing Hillary Book For Crown in Mid-Six Figure Deal

kornblut110608 Washington Posts Anne Kornblut Writing Hillary Book For Crown in Mid Six Figure DealAnne Kornblut, who covered the presidential election for The Washington Post and will soon be reporting for the paper on the Obama White House, will write a book called Rejection: Why America Isn’t Ready for A Woman President for the Crown imprint of Random House.

The book was acquired for a sum in the mid-six figures by editor Sean Desmond in a deal that was brokered by the Endeavor Talent Agency’s Richard Abate.

Ms. Kornblut’s is the first of what is sure to be many post-election books, a category that is so far known to include titles from Newsweek, Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, and Ms. Kornblut’s Post colleagues Haynes Johnson and Dan Balz.