The following is from the New York Post's "Page Six." (Via Maud Newton.)

December 11, 2003 -- Fran Lebowitz still hasn't fully recovered from her 23-year-old case of writer's block. Lebowitz - whose last major work was 1981's "Social Studies" - was supposed to put out a new tome, "Progress," with Knopf this fall, but the release has been postponed by at least six months. A Knopf spokesman says she handed in a manuscript but is still poring over new material: "It's a contemporary look at the world, so there's a lot of material she's looking at right now and working into the book." He assures us, "It's fabulous, funny, classic Fran Lebowitz."