NYT columnist Joe Nocera has book deal

AP News
Posted: Sep 24, 2012 1:57 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Nocera is working on a book about college sports and the NCAA, subjects The New York Times columnist often writes about.

Portfolio, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), announced Monday that Nocera's book, currently untitled, is scheduled for 2014. According to Portfolio, Nocera will cover the Penn State scandal and academics for college athletes among other controversies. His previous books include "A Piece of the Action," ''All the Devils are Here" and "Good Guys and Bad Guys." He also edited the best-selling "The Smartest Guys in the Room," by Bethany McLean and Pete Elkind.

Nocera is a veteran reporter and columnist who has written for Fortune, GQ and Esquire.