HarperCollins has retreated from publishing an anticipated biography of Governor Andrew Cuomo by Fred Dicker, opting instead to go for a memoir by the governor himself.
Cuomo had agreed to cooperate with the biography originally, but the New York Times reports the governor's relationship with the The Post's Dicker has soured of late.
A Times source reportedly revealed that the publishing house felt publishing both books would be a conflict of interest.
A HarperCollins spokeswoman reportedly said that the company still has a contract with Dicker, but the Times notes there is no book projected on the 2013 publishing schedule.
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