This is the time of year – when it’s been freezing for two months and the city is covered with dirty snow that won’t melt for another six weeks – that I dream of trading it all in for a simpler life. You know, one complete with farm animals, caves for aging cheese, and a vegetable garden large enough to supply all of Manhattan with frisée. I'll never do it – I can't really live without groceries delivered to my apartment, mass transit, and access to Korean food at all hours – but I can at least read about it. Here are five amazing, hilarious, utterly charming books brought to you by people, crazier, more desperate, and with even less impulse control than I: the ones who actually did it.
Candace Bushnell's computer was hacked by Guccifer, who previously claimed responsibility for posting former president George W. Bush's art online.
Sarah Jessica Parker features in a new Obama campaign spot that ran numerous times during the MTV Movie Awards. The GOP says a dinner thrown by Sarah Jessica Parker for the president makes him look out of touch.
Sarah Jessica Parker and Vogue editor Anna Wintour are co-hosting a fund-raising dinner in New York on June 14. Sarah Jessica Parker is promoting the event with a new campaign ad for Obama.