Better Than: Eating ice cream and pickles with Jemima Kirke
Katie Toth Antsy Lena Dunham fans, shut out of the fourth floor of Barnes & Noble, resign themselves to watching Dunham's event on a television screen nearby.
Lena Dunham's book Not That Kind of Girl (Random House, September 30) is full of homages to Helen Gurley Brown, the Cosmopolitan editor who drew ire from feminists and "smut police" alike for "having it all."
So maybe it's only fitting that the first stop of her book tour -- on Tuesday, at the Union Square Barnes & Noble -- was interrupted by an adorable five-month-old baby.
"This isn't for babies!" Dunham joked at one point during her reading, appearing a little flustered. "I love babies. But this is...sexual!"