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Books that are Not Yet Released

Holy First Ladies, Batman!

Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of two best-selling books, Prep and The Man of My Dreams, is about to release a very controversial book called American Wife. It's a thinly veiled novel based on Laura Bush's life that is sure to send the White House into a fury. American Wife tells the story of Alice Blackwell, a quiet librarian whose husband Charlie becomes the, um... intellectually challenged president of the United States. It is being marketed as a fictional examination of the life of the First Lady that mixes real facts and incidents from her life with an author's wild imaginings and sometimes sexually charged prose. Says RadarOnline.com, "The result is a masterful highbrow-lowbrow mash-up that satisfies as ass-kicking literary fiction and juicy gossip simultaneously."

On the gossip side, Sittenfeld uses Alice Blackwell to titillate: discovering that her grandmother is a lesbian, killing her high school crush with her car at age 16 (This incident is based in fact. Laura Bush was involved in a fatal car accident at that age), having sex with the future leader of the free world's brother, getting an ...

Lost Returns — and so Does J. Wood!

Hard to believe it's already been nine long months since the Season Three finale of Lost.

Even harder to believe it's been just as long since the last Lost post from Living Lost author J. Wood!

The wait is over...

Season Four of TV's most gripping and nearly unfathomable (without J.'s help, at least) drama will air on Thursday, January 31st, at 9/8 central on ABC. (Check local listings — you know the routine.)

Tune in the next day for the premiere of J. Wood's Season Four blog analysis — and come back every Friday (writer's strike permitting) right up to the end of the season!

And if you've forgotten where we left off, revisit J.'s post on the mind-blowing season finale!

Lost fanatics, set your tongues to "wag."

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