The author is a bestselling author who wrote the memoir Little Failure. That book made it to the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. His other novels, Super Sad True Love Story and The Russian Debutante's Handbook, won numerous awards as well. Lake Success has made it on several lists for the top books to read in 2018.
Oscar-nominated actor Mr. Jake Gyllenhall will star as the lead character Barry Cohen. He, along with Riva Marker, will executive produce the TV project as well. The author himself and Mr. Tom Spezialy will write the screenplay.
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