Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 7:30 PM
Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA)
5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody, GA 30338
From the pioneering, New York Times bestselling author who brought us "Sex and the City" comes a wry, witty, and wise look at sex, dating and friendship in New York City after fifty.
Bushnell will be in conversation with Emily Giffin, New York Times bestselling author of "All We Ever Wanted," at this Prologue to the Book Festival of the MJCCA event.
About the Book
Twenty years after her sharp, seminal first book "Sex and the City" reshaped the landscape of pop culture and dating with its fly-on-the-wall look at the mating rituals of the Manhattan elite, the trailblazing Candace Bushnell delivers a new book on the wilds and lows of sex and dating after 50.
Set between the Upper East Side of Manhattan and a country enclave known as The Village, "Is There Still Sex in the City?" follows a cohort of female friends—Sassy, Kitty, Queenie, Tilda, Tia, Marilyn, and Candace—as they navigate the ever-modernizing phenomena of midlife dating and relationships. There’s “Cubbing,” in which a sensible older woman suddenly becomes the love interest of a much younger man, the “Mona Lisa” Treatment—a vaginal restorative surgery often recommended to middle aged women, and what it’s really like to go on Tinder dates as a fifty-something divorcee. From the high highs (My New Boyfriend or MNBs) to the low lows (Middle Age Madness, or MAM cycles), Bushnell illustrates with humor and acuity today’s relationship landscape and the types that roam it.
Drawing from her own experience, in "Is There Still Sex in the City?" Bushnell spins a smart, lively satirical story of love and life from all angles—marriage and children, divorce and bereavement, as well as the very real pressures on women to maintain their youth and have it all. This is an indispensable companion to one of the most revolutionary dating books of the twentieth century from one of our most important social commentators.
About the Author
Candace Bushnell is the critically acclaimed, internationally bestselling author of "Sex and the City", "Lipstick Jungle," "The Carrie Diaries," "One Fifth Avenue," "Trading Up," "Four Blondes," "Summer and the City," and "Killing Monica." "Sex and the City," published in 1996, was the basis for the HBO hit series and two subsequent blockbuster movies. "Lipstick Jungle" became a popular television series on NBC, as did "The Carrie Diaries" on the CW.