"Am I Carrie Bradshaw? No. I am Candace Bushnell." So says the real CB, but a London Times interview reveals striking parallels — including, perhaps, the desire to "write a book that would change the world."
Apropos of Bushnell's new young adult novel The Carrie Diaries, Shane Watson sat down with the writer, whose similarities to her heroine go beyond a penchant for "tricky fashion and flirting with the camera." Says Watson,