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    Lena Dunham Scores Mega Book Deal

    Fire up the blogosphere! Lena Dunham, the media-darling creator of a critically hyped television show and little-known indie film, has inked a mega book deal with Random House. While the final advance has not been confirmed, publishers said bidding passed $3.5 million. The multihyphenated (she writes, acts, directs, etc.) 26-year-old Emmy nominee had publishers scratching off each other’s vintage eyeglasses over a collection of essays to be titled Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s Learned. The book, which Random House said will be in the “tradition of Helen Gurley Brown, David Sedaris, and Nora Ephron,” will be comprised of Dunham’s advice on life, love, sex, and success.

    Read it at The New York Times