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Monica Lewinsky, the former White House intern whose affair with then-President Bill Clinton paralyzed the nation, has been shopping a memoir for several weeks, and according to the New York Post, has apparently sold it for $12 million to an unnamed publisher. I suppose I could be disappointed that we’re still so trash-obsessed that Lewinsky, who already cooperated with celebrity gossip-monger Andrew Morton for a 1999 book called Monica’s Story, can command an advance that knocks at the door of the $15 million one Clinton himself pulled down for his autobiography, My Life. I could be depressed for a publishing industry that has so few ideas that it’s going back to the same old well. But mostly, I feel bad for Monica Lewinsky.

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