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Michael Hastings' last book will be published in 2014

Michael Hastings' last book will be published in 2014

Award-winning journalist Michael Hastings had a long career ahead of him -- a career that was cut short when he died in a car crash in June at age 33. But there's one more installment on the way: He left a final book behind.

Publisher Blue Rider Press announced Friday that in 2014 it will publish "The Last Magazine." It's not the hard-hitting journalism Hastings was known for -- it's a novel.

In a release, the publisher called the book "a roman á clef" that is "funny, biting and fast-paced." Set at a national magazine -- Hastings wrote for Newsweek when starting out -- in the early 2000s, it follows its young protagonist, Michael M....

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