Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner does television

June 23rd, 2011

Pop Matters

Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner does television

By Ellen Gray  Philadelphia Daily News
June 23, 2011 – 6:14 am
Last Updated: June 23, 2011 – 6:14 am

PHILADELPHIA — Best-selling novelist Jennifer Weiner is going Hollywood.

And not the way she did when her second book, “In Her Shoes,” was made into a Major Motion Picture and she got to cash the check, drop in on the set and bring her family to the premiere.

Or even in the way the former Philadelphia Inquirer feature writer’s semiautobiographical Cannie Shapiro did in Weiner’s first, breakout novel “Good in Bed,” selling a screenplay and becoming BFF with a movie star.

It’s been 10 years since “Good in Bed” was published and Weiner’s ninth book, a novel about the formation of a very modern family, will be out July 12, her name large above the title — “Then Came You” — in recognition that it’s her name that sells books. (And she pronounces it, FYI, the way the former congressman from New York only wishes he could.) Read More…