Two ‘Younger’ Fans, and S&S Staffers, Find a New Project in Their Favorite Show
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Two ‘Younger’ Fans, and S&S Staffers, Find a New Project in Their Favorite Show

Life Imitates Art For Dana Trocker and Christine Pride, it was a no-brainer. When the two Simon & Schuster employees saw that a central character on the TV show Younger , which is set in the world of New York book publishing, was releasing a novel, they wanted life to imitate art. So they made a call. Now Marriage Vacation, the book-within-the-show, is a real book that will release on the same day as the fifth season’s premiere: June 5. Marriage Vacation is not the first novel to find life in a plot line on a TV show. Publishers have released books that grew out of soap opera plot lines. A character on Lost , who didn’t survive the fateful plane crash that launched the ABC series, also claimed a byline for a bestseller titled Bad Twin (Hyperion). But Marriage Vacation , a roman à clef written in the show by the character Pauline Taylor Brooks, and in real life by Jo Piazza, is different. It’s a first in so far as it’s a product of what is arguably the first TV show set entirely in the world of book publishing. Though Hollywood has long been fascinated by writers, […]

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