Hillary Promises to Tell All! Publishers Quake!

HILLARY CLINTON, first lady. Hillary Clinton, Senator. Hillary Clinton, publishing magnate. The junior Senator from New York, who already has one current best seller (An Invitation to the White House), was the center of a bidding war last week over her memoirs, as publishers courted her with huge sums. In the end, she said yes to Simon & Schuster, reportedly for an $8 million advance. The publishing house will have to sell 1.5 million hard-cover copies to recoup that kind of money. Clinton has promised that she will spill the beans, in a "dignified" way, about the Clintons' eight years in...

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