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The narrator of this 'novel' is transparently a fictional avatar of Candace Bushnell herself

Is There Still Sex In The City?; Author: Candace Bushnell; Publisher: Little, Brown; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599
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Is There Still Sex In The City?; Author: Candace Bushnell; Publisher: Little, Brown; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599

Seema Goswami
Candace Bushnell’s new book is such a thinly disguised version of her life as a woman of a certain age rediscovering the joys of Manhattan from her Upper East Side apartment that some publications reviewed it as “non-fiction” before quickly correcting their error and putting it in the “fiction” category (it didn’t exactly help that the back cover describes this as a “memoir”, compounding the confusion). It’s an easy mistake to make, though. The narrator of this “novel” is transparently a fictional avatar of Candace Bushnell herself. And in case the reader has any doubts, the middle-aged, single white woman

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First Published: Sep 27 2019 | 10:49 PM IST

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