The Wall Street Journal
By David Benoit
February 22, 2012
Earlier today Meredith Whitney confirmed she was writing a book about the trouble municipalities are in, as the analyst looks to stick with her doomsday prediction that’s caused quite the furor over the past year.
Her publisher, Portfolio of the Penguin Group, says in a release the book “will reveal why America’s cities and states are in deeper trouble than is commonly realized, with far-reaching and potentially disastrous consequences.”
The publisher says the book’s full working title is “Downgraded: Why the Next Economic Crisis Will Be Local” and is tentatively scheduled for publication in November.
That means Whitney misses the chance to make a campaign issue out of her book, but, judging from the publisher’s release, the book is likely to get attention anyway.
Here’s what else her publisher says: