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Candace Bushnell Is Not a Cougar

Term is derogatory, she argues

(Newser) - Sex and the City scribe Candace Bushnell may be a glamorous 50-year-old married to a man 10 years her junior—but don’t call her a cougar, the New York Daily News reports. “How come every time women manage to break out of traditional roles, someone comes along and... More »

Need a Blurb? Meet the Usual Suspects

New writers' book jackets reveal the top 10 lazy comparisons

(Newser) - Blurbs for hot new writers' books unfailingly liken them to a handful of known quantities, Chris Rovzar observes in New York. Here are some of the most-abused blurb comparisons:
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald or Edith Wharton. Writing about crumbling, decadent high society? "If you're a boy, you're Scott; if you're
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SATC Author Plans Carrie Prequel

Bushnell's 2-volume Carrie Diaries set in high school

(Newser) - Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell is writing a pair of teen novels, The Carrie Diaries, that "takes readers back to Carrie Bradshaw's formative years in high school, giving an inside look at Carrie's friendships, romances, and how she realized her dream of becoming a writer," publisher... More »

Bushnell Reflects on Middle Age

Sex and the City writer has new book coming out

(Newser) - Nearing her 50th birthday, Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell is facing the fact that even with Botox, men no longer flock to her at parties, the Times of London reports. “Somewhere in your forties…everyone starts to look the same! Middle-aged. Now when I look in the... More »

Who Profited Most From Sex?

A look at the bank behind Sex and the City's biggest stars

(Newser) - Manolos, cupcakes, cosmos: As a trendsetter, Sex and the City had the golden touch. But did all that glimmers rub off on its stars? Portfolio lists their recent gigs and market value.
  1. Sarah Jessica Parker: With an estimated value of $25 million, the show’s star has posed for Garnier
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