Rumor has it that Pat Conroy has just agreed to write a memoir, tentatively titled the Death of Santini, for editor Nan Talese at Doubleday. The book will talk about his relationship with his father and coming to terms with him. No publication date has yet been scheduled. Conroy's first novel in several years, South of Broad, will be published in August. Conroy's previous books include The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, and Beach Music.