BOSTON (CBS) – Boston’s longest serving mayor is about to write a book.
Mayor Tom Menino has cut a deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to write about his time in office.READ MORE: 'Just Do The Right Thing': MBTA Bus Driver Finds Purse In Road, Returns It To Owner
“It’s about the 20 years. I took over 20 years ago as acting mayor and how we built on that into a city that stands alone in this country, that we’re proud of an we want to tell our story about it,” Menino told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.READ MORE: Air Quality Alert Issued As Massachusetts Fire Departments Field Smoke Reports From Western Wildfires
Menino is co-writing the book with author Jack Beatty, who grew up in Codman Square and wrote “The Rascal King” about former Boston mayor and Massachusetts governor James Michael Curley.MORE NEWS: Indoor Mask Mandate Begins In Provincetown Due To COVID Cluster
The book should be out next spring.