Former Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.), who just retired from Congress after three decades, plans to write novels he described as “eco-thrillers,” according to the Associated Press.
said he's writing the two books with another writer, whom he declined
to name. He said the first book should be published at the end of this
year. Dorgan said the books will be ‘eco-thrillers’ that have ‘a lot to
do with energy’ but he won't go into details,” AP
Dorgan said he signed a contract with a
publisher months ago, their story adds.
The former senator
knows the subject – he was very active on energy matters in Congress,
serving on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and as chairman
of the Appropriations Committee sub-panel that crafted Energy Department
Dorgan has joined
the law and lobbying firm Arent Fox LLC as a senior policy advisor in
the company’s government relations practice.