Linda Yellin

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Linda Yellin's new novel, WHAT NORA KNEW, an homage to Nora Ephron and romantic movies, about a cynical journalist who’s assigned to write about romance Nora-style and flunks out big time, will be published by Simon & Schuster in January, 2014.

Her memoir, THE LAST BLIND DATE, about moving to New York for love but finding condo boards, contractors, step-children, private schools, Ivy League name-droppers, and the challenge of making new girlfriends all waiting for her, too, was published in 2011 by Simon & Schuster. Her first novel, SUCH A LOVELY COUPLE, was reissued by Simon & Schuster the same year.

Previously, she spent an inordinate number of years in the advertising industry, where she worked at Needham, Harper & Stears
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What Nora Knew

3.58 avg rating — 661 ratings — published 2014 — 9 editions
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The Last Blind Date

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Such a Lovely Couple

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“He said cynicism’s self-protection, a defense mechanism used by cowards who give up on love because they’re afraid love’s given up on them.”
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“If only falling in real life love were this easy. Take a big breath and open your eyes”
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