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Harper's Editor Hodge Fired Now Shopping Book Proposal

04/12/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Just a week after being unceremoniously ousted as the editor of Harper's Magazine, Roger Hodge has a book proposal out on submission from Jin Auh at the Wylie Agency. An auction is expected this week.

The book is tentatively titled The Mendacity of Hope, according to publishing industry sources. It will attack President Obama from the left, expanding on an essay of the same name that Mr. Hodge wrote for the February issue of Harper's.

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