Helen Gurley Brown

Random House has acquired a book by Lena Dunham, the 26-year-old writer, actor and filmmaker, in one of the most heated auctions of the year.

The debut essay collection, “Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned,” was hotly pursued by publishers after Ms. Dunham, the writer and star of the HBO comedy “Girls,” circulated a 66-page proposal with color, illustrations and a humor that publishing executives predicted could produce another bestseller like Tina Fey’s blockbuster memoir, “Bossypants.”

It had to happen. Lena Dunham, creator and star of HBO’s Girls, New Yorker contributor, frequent panel participant and Oberlin grad, is shopping a book proposal, the Post reports.

Although a source told the Post that the book, tentatively titled Not That Kind of Girl, is slated to go for a minimum of $1 million dollars, it’s not all about money. It’s about being unique and interesting.

Helen Gurley Brown‘s iconic sixties novel Sex and the Single Girl is being adapted into an audio book and Audible Productions is looking for actors to narrate the book. Actors can audition by submitting videos of themselves reading the audition script...

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