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James Franco to publish his first novel

While this is James Franco's first novel, it's not his first work of fiction.

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  • James Franco, 33, has sold his first novel
  • The book was acquired by Amazon fiction editor Ed Park
  • He released a book of short stories, "Palo Alto," back in June
Actor, producer, graduate student, Oscars host. He's had plenty of titles. And now James Franco is set to add one more: novelist.
Franco, 33, has sold his first novel, "Actors Anonymous," loosely based on his life, to Amazon Publishing, the New York Observer reports.
The book was acquired by Amazon fiction editor Ed Park, a founding editor of "The Believer," whose move to Amazon in September caused a buzz in literary circles.
While this is Franco's first novel, it's not his first work of fiction. He released a book of short stories, "Palo Alto," back in June, published by Scribner.