Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love

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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.7 X 8.7 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781501164835

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About the Author

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong is the New York Times bestselling author of Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything; Mary and Lou and Rhoda and Ted; and Sex and the City and Us: How Four Single Women Changed the Way We Think, Live, and Love. She worked at Entertainment Weekly for a decade, and has written for many publications, including BBC Culture, the New York Times Book Review, Vice, New York magazine, and Billboard. She also speaks about pop culture history and creativity. Armstrong lives in New York City.

Reviews

"Armstrong brings readers inside the writers' room and into the scribes' lives... The writing is fizzy and funny, but she still manages an in-depth look at a show that's been analyzed for decades, giving readers a retrospective as enjoyable as a $20 pink cocktail."
-- The Washington Post

"Armstrong's book is in-depth and insightful, with a fangirl's reverence for the nitty-gritty of the creative process."
--Vogue

"[A] bubbly, yet fierce cultural dissection of the groundbreaking show"
--Chicago Tribune

"Armstrong delves deeply into the stories, not to mention the cocktails and cupcakes, that made the show a cultural phenomenon."
--Parade

"Because she proves she's willing to tell the full story, you genuinely want to follow Armstrong along as she continues to dissect seasons, behind-the-scenes conversations, and opens the door to the writers' room. (Or Magnolia Bakery.) But perhaps most importantly, you glean a bright and colourful picture of a TV show that changed the way television works."
--The Globe and Mail

"Packed with interviews from the cast, creators, and writers that take you inside how the show was made like never before. Jennifer Keishin Armstrong truly had full access and brings the same level of detail to Sex and the City and Us as she did to Seinfeldia that superfans crave.
--HelloGiggles

"Balanced and insightful...An entertaining, well-documented consideration of a significant TV series--thoughtful fare for TV historians as well as fans of the show."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Sophisticated, highly readable, and thought-provoking fodder for Carries, Mirandas, Samanthas, Charlottes, and all pop-culture junkies at large."
--Booklist