Candace Bushnell

CANDACE BUSHNELL is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of Sex and the City, Is There Still Sex in the City?, The Carrie Diaries, Lipstick Jungle, One Fifth Avenue, 4 Blondes, Trading Up, Summer and the City.

Sex and the City, published in 1996, was the basis for the now-classic HBO hit series and two blockbuster films. Lipstick Jungle became a popular television series on NBC, as did The Carrie Diaries on the CW. Is There Still Sex in the City? is in development with Paramount Television.

Candace lives in New York City and Sag Harbor.

New Release: RULES FOR BEING A GIRL By Candace Bushnell and Katie Cotugno

Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, April 7, 2020

The bestselling author of Is There Still Sex In The City? and Sex and the City, Candace Bushnell and
New York Times bestselling young adult author Katie Cotugno have teamed up to write RULES FOR BEING A GIRL (Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, April 7, 2020; ISBN: 9780062803375), a smart, feminist novel about a girl who fights to expose sexism at her school after a run-in with a predatory teacher.

“A teen has a feminist awakening after being assaulted by her teacher…. The book shines a light on the pressures of being a girl and the double standards that readers will immediately recognize
and appreciate or learn from. The writing is complicated in the way that female friendships can be.”

Kirkus Reviews

“Marin’s transformation into a clear-eyed young activist will inspire teens…this fast-paced narrative introduces the complexities of intersectionality, identifies the insidious impact of rape culture, and encourages readers to take a stand against everyday injustices.”

School Library Journal

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