O: A Presidential Novel Is Set In the Future, Has a Cover

Today O: A Presidential Novel publisher Simon & Schuster offered up a few more scraps of information about the Obama-era Primary Colors. Their publicity department writes:

O: A Presidential Novel is a novel about aspiration and delusion, set during the presidential election of 2012 and written by an anonymous author who has spent years observing politics and the fraught relationship between public image and self-regard. The novel includes revealing and insightful portraits of many prominent figures in the political world – some invented and some real.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: The author of O has been in the room with Barack Obama and wishes to remain anonymous.

The novel is due January 25.

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O: A Presidential Novel Is Set In the Future, Has a Cover