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Saturday, June 11, 2011

Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's tell-all memoir for sale on Amazon |

With the June 22 release date of former Mayor Ray Nagin's memoir approaching, the author appears to be cranking up his PR machine, engaging Texas-based Polite & Associates to advertise the work and on Monday releasing a third excerpt, this one focused on "unfettered disaster capitalism." Nagin makes his observations in an expert voice, though he offers no source for the volume and per-item prices he cites or the pyramidical workflow he posits. Similar schemes -- though not the particular cases Nagin describes -- were documented in 2005 by The Times-Picayune.

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