Lena Dunham on verge of $3.6M book deal

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Lena Dunham – pass notes No 3,262

Guardian – 2012-10-09

The 26-year-old star of Emmy-nominated TV series Girls has landed a $3.5m book dealAge: 26.Who is she? Writer, actor, director.A lot of jobs for someone I've never heard of. She's the writer,...

Want to Know What Lena Dunham's Advice Is Worth? Check Her Twitter Account

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-10

Lena Dunham's advice is worth upwards of $3.5 million, the reported amount that Random House paid the creator and star of Girls to write her first book, a collection of...

Why Dunham's book is worth $3.5m

Stuff – 2012-10-10

When word came down this week that Girls creator and Tiny Furniture director Lena Dunham had sold a book of essays for more than US$3.5 million, I braced myself for a resurgence of the Dunham...

Dunham’s $3.7m Advance: Everything Wrong With Publishing Today?

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-18

Lena Dunham, creator of HBO’s Girls, signed a $3.7 million book deal with Random House. Rob Spillman says it is emblematic of all that is wrong with corporate publishing today.

Fourth Estate acquires Lena Dunham

The Bookseller – 2012-11-05

Fourth Estate has acquired rights in the book of essays by writer/director/actress Lena Dunham...

'Girls' creator Lena Dunham's book proposal leaks online

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-12-10

Lena Dunham's 66-page book proposal earned her $3.5 million in her deal with Random House.

Lena Dunham Doesn't Want Playboy to Imagine Her with a Supermodel Body

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-03-14

Even though she called it "Kindergarten reading material," the magazine synonymous with promoting a certain women's body type asked Dunham to imagine having a perfect body type. But she...

Lena Dunham: “I write under duress, often in my bed, often at the last minute”

Salon.com – 2013-12-27

The "Girls" creator talks to Salon about Season 3, Twitter and letting guys sleep in her bed

Lena Dunham Shouldn't Have To Tweet Because She Is A Serious Writer, Okay?

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-31

Lena Dunham really hates tweeting. She told Salon that she is "under great duress" and a lot of that is due to the fact that everyone keeps making her tweet things: I feel like I miss a little bit...

What Point Is Jezebel.com Trying to Make By Offering $10K to See Lena Dunham's Un-Retouched Photos?

The Huffington Post – 2014-01-17

I have an uneasy feeling - like the time I decided to back the wrong friend over who stole the other's Sherbet Straws in school - but I vehemently disagree with Jezebel's offer to pay Vogue $10,000...

VIDEO: Lena Dunham 'happy' with Vogue cover

BBC World – 2014-01-20

The actress and writer says she is "happy" with the magazine cover, despite criticism that a body shot of her wasn't used.

Kanye West Allegedly Confronted Anna Wintour Over Lena Dunham's Vogue Cover (REPORT)

The Huffington Post – 2014-01-30

It's no secret that Kanye West believes Kim Kardashian deserves to be on the cover of Vogue, but would another star's good fortune really cause him to confront the magazine's editor-in-chief, Anna...

Lena Dunham Shares Photo Of Her Book Cover, Announces Release Date

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-11

The wait is nearly over! Lena Dunham took to Instagram Monday morning (Feb. 10) to share the cover of her upcoming book, "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned'," and...

Lena Dunham offers fans a sneak peak at new book Not That Kind Of Girl

The Guardian – 2014-02-11

Book of essays titled Not That Kind Of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned,’ will be released in October 2014Tom McCarthy

'Girls' star Lena Dunham book cover channels 1970s vibe

Yahoo! News – 2014-02-11

Lena Dunham, creator and star of cult TV hit "Girls," will release her first book October 7, she revealed Monday, with a cover that harks back to the decade that taste forgot. Dunham, 27,...

Take a look at Lena Dunham’s book cover

Salon.com – 2014-02-11

The book jacket is a text-heavy nod to other titles by influential women writers from the '60s and '70s

Bill Clinton vs. Lena Dunham: The Shakespearean battle of boomers and millennials

Salon.com – 2014-03-02

Generational showdown made even richer by the fact that these are parents and children, bound (and living) together

Lena Dunham To Write Archie Comics Story

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-04

If that image looks familiar, it's because it's a mash-up of the classic girls from Archie Comics, and the promotional poster for Lena Dunham's HBO series, "Girls." And the reason it exists is...

BEA 2014: Lena Dunham: Where the Girls Are

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-31

Golden Globe winner Lena Dunham is best known as the creator and star of the hit HBO series Girls, where she plays 20-something aspiring writer Hannah Horvath.

Mary Karr on Lena Dunham’s book tour

The Washington Post – 2014-07-16

Let’s talk about the most awesome book tour for this year’s hottest memoir. (Hillary Who?) On Twitter Tuesday, Lena Dunham announced that she’ll travel to 11 cities to promote “Not That Kind...

Lena Dunham wants America to read her memoir, though ‘Girls’ star will bypass D.C.

The Washington Post – 2014-07-19

Let’s talk about the most awesome book tour for this year’s hottest memoir. (Hillary Who?) On Tuesday, Lena Dunham announced that she’ll travel to 11 cities to promote “Not That Kind of...

Emily Gould Responds To Lena Dunham's 'You Fully Suck' Twitter Message

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-22

Friendship author Emily Gould is known for her tendency to overshare, but it seems the Emily Books founder regrets the impact it's had on her relationship with fellow writer Lena Dunham. In recent...

From riot grrrls to “Girls”: Tina Fey, Kathleen Hanna, Lena Dunham and the birth of an inspiring new feminism

Salon.com – 2014-09-01

The Web's not perfect, but it has helped produce an amazing new generation of writers, activists and stars

New Yorker piece proves therapists are the perfect subject for Lena Dunham

Salon.com – 2014-08-25

The magazine just published an excerpt of Dunham's upcoming memoir, "Not That Kind of Girl"

Review: 'Not That Kind of Girl' by Lena Dunham

Chicago Tribune – 2014-09-25

I came to Lena Dunham, appropriately enough, at my therapist's office. I was paging through the Aug. 13, 2012, issue of The New Yorker, waiting to begin my weekly session of labored oversharing, when...

Lena Dunham's upcoming memoir: What are reviews saying?

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-26

Dunham's book 'Not That Kind of Girl' is being praised for its voice and humor, though some critics note her show 'Girls' isn't mentioned much.

Lena Dunham, the Book

Slate – 2014-09-30

A few pages into her essay collection and modern feminist handbook Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned,” Lena Dunham presents a list of instantly recognizable...

Dunham slammed for not paying artists

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2014-09-30

Girls star Lena Dunham has come under fire for seeking performers to work for free on her lucrative book tour.

Lena Dunham Says She'll Pay Acts On Book Tour

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-01

This is what happens when you call out Lena Dunham. The "Girls" star, who is kicking off a huge book tour in support of "Not That Kind of Girl," was criticized on Monday after it was reported she was...

What Lena Dunham’s “learned”: Her entertaining, frustrating literary debut

Salon.com – 2014-09-29

The "Girls" creator is a major talent -- but this book is missing a central part of what makes her show so good

Dunham Sells 38K in First Week

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-10

Lena Dunham's much-talked about essay collection, 'Not That Kind of Girl,' sold about 38,000 print copies in its first week on sale, according to Nielsen BookScan.

Lena Dunham will adapt 'Catherine, Called Birdy' as a film

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-16

'Catherine' is by writer Karen Cushman.

The gospel of Ephron: What Amy Poehler and Lena Dunham’s books have in common

Salon.com – 2014-10-21

How did the female celebrity memoir turn into feminist self-help?

Lena Dunham cancels tour dates following bloggers' accusations that she sexually abused her younger sister

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-11-04

Writers for the websites the National Review and Truth Revolt say that passages in Dunham's book 'Not That Kind of Girl' describe Dunham sexually abusing her younger sister. Dunham tweeted, 'Don't...

Lena Dunham Speaks Out: 'I Do Not Condone Any Kind of Abuse'

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-04

Lena Dunham has spoken out in response to the controversy surrounding her book, "Not That Kind of Girl," and allegations she molested her younger sister, Grace Dunham. In a statement to Time...

Let’s all be a lot less honest: Lena Dunham, naked selfies, and the irony of oversharing

Salon.com – 2014-11-16

It's time to drop our authenticity fetish and get real about the neglected art of playing social roles

Lena Dunham's Publisher To Alter Memoir Passages Related To Rape Story

The Huffington Post – 2014-12-10

Random House has stated that a change will be made to future editions of Lena Dunham's essay collection, Not That Kind of Girl. Originally, Dunham's book included a story about being raped at age 19...

Lena Dunham On Her Alleged Sexual Assault: 'Survivors Have The Right To Tell Their Stories'

The Huffington Post – 2014-12-11

In her new book Not That Kind Of Girl, Lena Dunham bravely wrote about a time in college when she was allegedly sexually assaulted by a former classmate. After receiving some harsh backlash from...

Full Frontal Nudity: What Brands Can Learn from Lena Dunham

Advertising Age – 2015-01-12

I recently read an article in which HBO's "Girls" creator Lena Dunham talked about what it was like growing up in New York's most exclusive schools. "I didn't feel chic. I didn't feel specialI was...

Lena Dunham faces criticism over article comparing Jewish men and dogs

The Guardian – 2015-03-28

Anti-Defamation League says Girls creator, who identifies as half-Jewish, perpetuates antisemitic stereotypes in listicle-format New Yorker columnGirls creator and author Lena Dunham has been accused...

Sarah Palin Calls Lena Dunham A 'Pedophile,' Blasts Media Over Treatment Of Duggars

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-05

Sarah Palin is lashing out at the media for how it has covered the sexual abuse revelations about "19 Kids And Counting" star Josh Duggar while giving "Girls" star Lena Dunham a free pass. Writing...

No, They Didn't Do the Same Thing: Why It's Dangerous to Compare Josh Duggar and Lena Dunham

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-12

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about Josh Duggar. In the comments section, someone made a comparison to Lena Dunham; the author came to the conclusion that she got a pass for molesting her sister...

Lena Dunham Launches A Newsletter For Young Feminists

Fast Company – 2015-07-14

The actress and writer hopes to reach young women looking to sport a shade of modern feminism. Think "Goop meets Grantland."Sounds like writing a book, running her own show, and getting published in...

'Girls' TV show creator Lena Dunham is making a new comedy called 'Max'

Stuff – 2015-10-14

HBO has ordered a comedy pilot show directed by Lena Dunham set in the magazine world of the 1960s.

Lena Dunham signs deal with Hearst to commercialise Lenny newsletter

The Guardian – 2015-10-27

Project launched by Girls creator and Jenni Konner to become self-sustaining as US Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire publisher sells ads and syndicates contentGirls creator Lena Dunham has signed a deal...

Lena Dunham's Newsletter Lenny Gets a Site, Ads From Hearst

Advertising Age – 2015-10-27

Lena Dunham's female-focused newsletter Lenny isn't a celebrity side project. The creator of HBO's "Girls" is turning it into a money-making media company with help from Hearst.Introduced in...

Newsletter Tips To Live By From Lena Dunham's Lenny Letter

The Huffington Post – 2015-11-16

Lenny Letter -- the new newsletter by Lena Dunham and writing partner Jenni Konner -- has been a wild success since it launched on Sept. 29. From the beginning, Dunham and Konner have published fresh...

Girls star Lena Dunham isn't impressed with retouched mag cover

Stuff – 2016-03-02

Lena Dunham has stood up for her curves after a Spanish magazine drastically Photo-shopped her image.

Lena Dunham Lands Imprint at Random House

Publishers Weekly – 2016-04-06

Lenny, the feminist newsletter that the 'Girls' creator launched in 2015 with her producing partner Jenni Konner, will now form the basis of a book imprint at Random House, overseen by v-p and...

Lena Dunham to launch publishing imprint Lenny

The Guardian – 2016-04-06

Girls creator will join collaborator Jenni Konner and publisher Random House on ‘voice-driven’ list spinning off from their eponymous websiteActor and writer Lena Dunham has teamed up with...

Lena Dunham's surprise book sells out in 24 hours

The Guardian – 2016-05-18

Is It Evil Not to Be Sure? is a collection of her journal entries from a decade ago, and will raise money for the nonprofit group Girls Write NowA surprise new book by Lena Dunham, collecting her...

Lena Dunham releasing first fiction book

Stuff – 2016-08-31

Actress-turned-author Lena Dunham is trying her hand at writing fiction as she prepares to release a collection of short stories next year.

Lena Dunham apologizes to NFL star Odell Beckham Jr

Stuff – 2016-09-04

Lena Dunham is apologising to New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for making "narcissistic assumptions'' about his motivations in an article published Friday her Lenny Letter.

The Way Lena Dunham Talks About Black Men Is Peak White Entitlement

The Huffington Post – 2016-09-07

Lena Dunham still has a racial blindspot, and it’s time to acknowledge it. Last week, she faced the wrath of Twitter when she implied that black NFL player Odell Beckham Jr. ignored her at an...

Lena Dunham happy cellulite not airbrushed for Glamour cover

BBC – 2017-01-05

Girls creator Lena Dunham praises Glamour magazine for leaving her cellulite un-airbrushed on cover.

They may be saying goodbye to 'Girls' but showrunners Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner are sticking together

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-17

“What am I going to change my Twitter bio to?” Jenni Konner wonders aloud. A few days before the finale of “Girls” — the HBO series she’s run for the past five years alongside Lena...

Q&A: Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner break down the series finale of 'Girls'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-17

After five years, 62 episodes and three zillion overwrought thinkpieces, HBO’s “Girls” came to an end Sunday night. (Spoilers ahead.) The finale of Lena Dunham’s brainchild left us in upstate...

Lena Dunham, Leona Lewis attend annual H.E.A.R.T. brunch featuring Stella McCartney

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-21

Stella McCartney spent a few days in Los Angeles to mark her annual partnership with the H.E.A.R.T. organization, which provides funds and programs for Los Angeles’ Violence Intervention Program....

Writer Calls On Women Of Color 'To Divest From Lena Dunham' After Controversy

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-20

Lena Dunham, the creator and star of HBO’s “Girls,” generated widespread controversy last week after issuing and then walking back a statement defending Murray Miller, a writer and producer on...

Lena Dunham, Tina Brown Reportedly Warned Clinton Campaign About Weinstein

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-06

Two influential women in media said they warned Hillary Clinton’s aides about Harvey Weinstein — but their words of caution appeared to go unheeded.

'Girls' creator Lena Dunham and musician Jack Antonoff split

Los Angeles Times – 2018-01-10

“Girls” star and creator Lena Dunham and longtime beau Jack Antonoff have called it quits. Dunham’s rep confirmed to The Times on Tuesday that the outspoken actress and the Grammy-nominated...

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