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Bio of Y&R, B&B creator William J. Bell released in paperback
Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013 1:35:35 AM
The biography of legendary daytime figure William J. Bell has been released in paperback.
The informative and often revealing biography of William J. Bell, the co-creator of The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful, is now available in paperback. The book remains available as en e-book, and collectors may still be able to find the hardcover edition online and in select stores.

The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell, written by Bell's wife, Lee Phillip Bell, was originally released as a hardcover in June 2012. Michael Maloney served as co-author on the book.

"I hope soap fans enjoy the The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell. It's a chronicle of Bill and Lee's inspiring life together -- how they met, fell in love, followed their dreams, and built a soap opera empire along the way. There's much of Bill's philosophies on serialized storytelling in the book and untold anecdotes from the golden age of soap operas," Maloney said of the book.

Maloney appeared on Soap Central Live in June 2012 to discuss the book in greater detail. To listen to the archived podcast of that show for free, click here.

In the biography, Bell reminisces on stories regarding the creation and growth of the most popular soap operas of all time and the man behind some of the most memorable storylines in daytime television.

The foreword of the biography was written by international superstar and former Y&R castmember, David Hasselhoff (ex-William "Snapper" Foster, Jr.).

A special, post-Emmy edition of The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell has been released at a special price through June 30. It is available in both Nook and Kindle formats.

The Young and Restless Life of William J. Bell is available wherever books are sold, or online
through The book also remains available for purchase in hardcover and e-book editions.

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