Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lands Deal With Simon & Schuster

By Maryann Yin Comment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg (GalleyCat)Ruth Bader Ginsburg has signed a deal with Simon & Schuster to create a collection of writings and speeches entitled My Own Words. This will be the first time that Justice Ginsburg (pictured, via) has published a book since her appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States.

Here’s more from the press release: “The writings will be selected by Justice Ginsburg and her authorized biographers Mary Hartnett (Adjunct Professor, Georgetown Law) and Wendy W. Williams (Professor Emerita, Georgetown Law).  Justice Ginsburg will write an introduction to the book, and Hartnett and Williams will write introductions to each of the chapters, giving brief biographical context and including limited quotes from a few of the hundreds of interviews they have conducted for their forthcoming biography of Justice Ginsburg, which Simon & Schuster will publish at a date to be determined.”

Alice Mayhew, vice president and editorial director, negotiated the deal with Esther Newberg, the co-head of the publications department at ICM Partners. The release date has been set for January 2017.