Spin, the novel released today about a corn-fed midwestern boy named Taylor Green, whose world is turned upside down when he takes a job as an assistant to the coke-snorting, social-climbing flackstress Jennie Weinstein. He finds redemption…aw, nevermind.
The author Robert Rave briefly worked for Lizzie Grubman. How much of a roman ‘a clef is the book? Gawker has been unspooling Spin for a few weeks: it opens with carrot-colored Jennie snorting lines at 6 AM, and closes with a car crash, “Oh shit. The press is going to eat this up.”
Grubman said over the weekend that it sounds like a “fun fictional story” but isn’t about her.
Oh yeah, apparently Zac Efron wants to play the “straight” Green, bathroom action and all, if the book is adapted.
Stay tuned, Rave has agreed to an interview with PRNewser. First, I must tear through my review copy and highlight the naughty bits.