Helen Gurley Brown's 'Sex and the Single Girl’ – 50 years on - TelegraphBy Sarah Vine for the Daily Mail. When Helen Gurley Brown published her book Sex And The Single Girl in , it sold two million copies in the first three weeks and shot straight to the top of the bestseller lists. A frank and often funny account of what it felt like to be a career girl at the dawning of the sexual revolution, it became a manual for the Mad Men generation of females: educated, ambitious, sexually adventurous - and keen to shake off the shackles of marriage and domestic drudgery in favour of cocktails at seven and bed with the boss. The central premise of the book was that women should own their sexuality and use it to their advantage rather than sit patiently waiting like good little wallflowers for a man to pick them. Sex was power, and if you were going to give it away you should expect more in return than a washing machine and an upright Hoover. Used well, it could take a woman to new heights, not just of pleasure but also material success. Gurley Brown took the whole idea of sex in the workplace and turned it upside down.
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Helen Gurley Brown's 'Sex and the Single Girl’ – 50 years on
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Hidden categories: All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from August Webarchive template wayback links Use mdy dates from August Because although their union never produced any children, it gave birth to an ideology that perhaps more than any in recent decades has altered the way young women live their lives. But please do me this favor. I'm kidding.
On the one hand, despite claims to the contrary; on the other ha. I sec the fact that she takes a stand and is unapologetic about it. She has one good feature even if it's just smooth elbows. Not at all. Helen Gurley Brown.
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Sex and the Single Girl is the woman's guide to life. Helen Gurley Brown, was a fake, and the cover is intact. All pages are intact, it is manual for life in zingle own right. It is not merely a how to pick guys up guide.
To ask other readers questions about Sex and The Single Girlplease sign up. All Rights Reserved. After I left there it seems to me I was asked to leave I got a job as secretary to an advertising agency head not the tycoon I se a few pages back. She was editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years.