LINSANITY! Instant Book On NY Knicks Phenom

You knew it was coming to this: An instant book on the incredible rise to stardom of the New York Knicks’ Jeremy Lin, the Harvard-educated, undrafted point guard who is the NBA’s first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent.

Hachette Book Group says it is publishing Jeremy Lin: The Reason for the Linsanity, by Timothy Dalrymple. It is due in stores in May, the company announced Wednesday.

The book will chronicle Lin’s high school, college and early career in the NBA, while highlighting the media explosion ignited by his success the past two-plus weeks as a starter with the Knicks.