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'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'
'Seinfeld' writer Peter Mehlman on his novel 'It Won't Always Be This Great'

Peter Mehlman will likely always be best known for penning such standards as “Yada-yada-yada,” “double-dipping” and “sponge-worthy” during his eight-year writer-producer run on “Seinfeld.” But he has uncommon range, having been on staff at the Washington Post and “SportsBeat with Howard Cosell,” as well as writing for GQ, Esquire, the Los Angeles Times and The New York Times. His first novel, “It Won’t Always Be This Great” (Bancroft Press, $25), takes a sly and subversive slant on everyday life in the suburbs, just as “Seinfeld” did with urban living. You went from a show “about...

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