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Saturday, October 19 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Is There Still Sex in the City?

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Candace Bushnell’s novel Sex and the City was spun into a TV series megahit about a group of women friends who were NOT focused on finding husbands. It was a revolutionary idea. Now, almost a quarter century later, Bushnell is back with the semi-autobiographical Is There Still Sex in the City?, a novel with a new cast of female characters, newly single, over fifty, and trying to make sense of an altered dating landscape. For another view of women in midlife, Ada Calhoun will discuss her forthcoming Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis, an expansion of her viral story about GenX women on Oprah.com. Calhoun interviewed hundreds of women across the country about what they are experiencing and offers advice that is a little more nuanced than “lean in.” We promise you will be both challenged and entertained in this no-holds-barred conversation moderated by Robin Young, co-host of Here & Now on WBUR. The first 500 attendees will receive a complimentary teaser of Ada Calhoun’s new book!

Moderators
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Robin Young

Robin Young is the co-host of Here & Now. Formerly, she has reported for NBC, CBS, ABC, as a substitute host and correspondent for The Today Show, as a second director on Boston Bruins and Red Sox telecasts, and even as the host of a cooking show. She is also a Peabody Award–winning... Read More →

Presenters
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Candace Bushnell

Candace Bushnell is the New York Times–bestselling novelist and essayist of the blockbuster Sex and the City series. Her young adult novel, The Carrie Diaries, and her fictional Lipstick Jungle were adapted for popular television shows on the CW and NBC, respectively. Her latest... Read More →
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Ada Calhoun

Ada Calhoun is an essayist, memoirist, and critic for the New York Times Book Review. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Billboard, Oprah.com, the New Yorker, and Cosmopolitan, and she has worked as an A-list ghostwriter on fourteen books since 2009, many of which were New... Read More →


Saturday October 19, 2019 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Old South Sanctuary 645 Boylston St, Boston, MA, 02116

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