In the book, which will be released on Aug. 6, Bushnell will examine what sex, dating, and friendship looks like after 50. It delves into marriage, divorce, children, bereavement, and the pressures on women to remain youthful and still have it all. New York City provides the backdrop for these escapades, set between a country enclave known as The Village and the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
“It didn’t used to be this way. At one time, 50-something meant the beginning of retirement — working less, spending more time on your hobbies, with your friends, who like