A prize-winning journalist who has reported extensively on Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is writing a book about him.
Matt Katz has a deal with Threshold Editions, a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster. The publisher announced Thursday the currently untitled Christie biography is scheduled for spring 2015.
Katz covered Christie while a reporter for The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he created the popular blog The Christie Chronicles. He does it now for WNYC radio and New Jersey Public Radio.
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The brash Christie has been a national figure and rumored presidential candidate. He's been caught up recently in a scandal related to a traffic-blocking operation near the George Washington Bridge that caused massive backups, apparently for political retribution.
Christie has denied any involvement and has called his staff's behavior "stupid."