When I heard that Lauren Conrad's book LA Candy was sitting atop the New York Times Bestseller List for the second week in a row, I may have puked in my mouth a little bit. I haven't read it and don't ever plan to do so. And before you all start in on me, of course, I'm mildly jealous. What writer (and I use that term loosely when it comes to Lauren) hasn't dreamed of being #1 on that list. Now, this is not to say that I don't like to dabble in the chick lit/industry roman à clef genre from time to time. But I want something that if not highly literary, is at the very least juicy!
Gawker may have found just the thing to satisfy that side of myself with Spin, a novel by Lizzie Grubman's former assistant, with the genius name Robert Rave. You may remember Lizzie from such cultural high points as the infamous Power Girls cover story in New York magazine or, you know, when she rolled over a crowd with her SUV in the Hamptons. Gawker has some actual manuscript pages. And it looks like Robert is so going there and taking some industry types to task. We can't wait to tag along.