On Safari in Widowhood

This week, Carole Radziwill kept her reputation alive as probably the best blogger of any of the Housewives with her finale blog , and unbeknownst to us, there was a surprise at the end of said screed: She dropped an exclusive excerpt from her upcoming book, The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating. The book itself isn’t out just yet, but for the meantime, put on your reading glasses and enjoy a little Carole prose on this soggy in New York Tuesday. He jumped up, then motioned for Claire to stand so he might measure and calculate her own ratio, her own potential for reproduction. He mumbled a number and jotted it on his notepad. He showed Claire, laying the drawings one over the other, how the shapes were different but the ratios stayed in line. It signals health and fertility. This is the true essence of desire. She wanted to believe him.

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By Diane Clehane. It was fascinating to me to see that she had approached the earth-shattering event of losing her husband, Anthony Radziwill , from two diametrically different perspectives and chosen to write about young widowhood twice. While her memoir came first, published six years ago, Carole told me the novel was ten years in the making. Everything she does, she does for the show. How the heck did she wind up on Real Housewives?

Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he’s a firm believer that sex and love can’t coexist for.

Claire’s husband is a philandering ‘sexologist’ who believes love and sex can’t co-exist. But it breaks her heart when he dies and leaves her a young widow. As she braces herself for her new life alone, Claire can’t help but wonder if her late-lamented was right all along. After getting through the pain of his passing, she’s returning to the battlefield of bad dates. So when she’s asked to write the biography of lothario movie star Jack Huxley, she’s surprised when he doesn’t live up to his sleazy reputation.

Not only is he more than meets the eye, but he’s got his eye on her. Claire’s determined to banish her husband’s ghosts and prove him wrong. But having found her first Mr Right, does she deserve a second? A unique, extraordinarily perceptive and darkly comic novel about widows, sex and love – in that order.

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THE WIDOW’S GUIDE TO SEX AND DATING

Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating is Carole Radziwill’s deliciously smart comedy about a famously widowed young New Yorker hell-bent on recapturing a kind of passionate love she never really had. Claire Byrne is a quirky and glamorous year-old Manhattanite and the wife of a famous, slightly older man. Her husband, Charlie, is a renowned sexologist and writer. Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he’s a firm believer that sex and love can’t coexist for long, and he does little to hide his affairs.

Claire’s life with Charlie is an always interesting if not deeply devoted one, until Charlie is struck dead one day on the sidewalk by a falling sculpture

The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating by Carole Radziwill. Reviewed By Diksha Basu. May 1st, This weekend, on Friday night, I left a party early in order.

If you are looking for the perfect fast- paced, lighthearted, humorous novel, consider your search to be over. Radziwill’s novel is the perfect book for your solo reading or your next book club. The title is tongue-in-cheek, so you won’t find yourself delving into deep grief issues. Instead, you will be carving out time to lose yourself in this splendid novel. Humor permeates Radziwill’s writing, and the dialogue is flawless.

The reader is quickly drawn Claire’s cluttered life. Clare was married to Charles Bryne, a sexologist and well-known author. Upon his death, he left Claire with some, shall we say, sensitive issues. There’s the affair he was having, the book he was writing, and the life apart from Claire that he was actively living.

Suddenly widowed, Claire attempts to navigate the awkward waters of widowhood and dating with the help of well-meaning friends. Radziwill, writes, “The first days postmortem are a grab bag of surprises. Stories swirl. In this fast paced daily life, Claire realizes that there’s no easy fix to her life crisis, so she develops her own set of rules to muddle through her new life. These rules, also not meant to be taken literally, can be applied to any dating situation.

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Radziwill eventually worked for Peter Jennings ‘ documentary unit, producing shows on abortion and gun control, and covering foreign policy stories in Cambodia , Haiti , and India. In , during the War in Afghanistan , she spent six weeks in Kandahar , embedded with an infantry unit of the st Airborne Division. After her husband’s death, Radziwill left ABC News to write a memoir about her personal life, her career at ABC News, as well as her effort to manage her husband’s cancer.

Radziwill signed with Glamour magazine to write a monthly column called Lunch Date. It was released on February 11, Radziwill said she wanted to go back to journalism and producing.

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Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating is Carole Radziwill’s deliciously smart comedy about a famously widowed young New Yorker hell-bent on recapturing a kind of passionate love she never really had. Claire Byrne is a quirky and glamorous year-old Manhattanite and the wife of a famous, slightly older man. Her husband, Charlie, is a renowned sexologist and writer.

Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he’s a firm believer that sex and love can’t coexist for long, and he does little to hide his affairs. Claire’s life with Charlie is an always interesting if not deeply devoted one, until Charlie is struck dead one day on the sidewalk by a falling sculpture Once a promising young writer, Claire had buried her ambitions to make room for Charlie’s. After his death, she must reinvent herself.

Over the course of a year, she sees a shrink or two , visits an oracle, hires a “botanomanist,” enjoys an erotic interlude or ten , eats too little, drinks too much, dates a hockey player, dates a billionaire, dates an actor not any actor either, but the handsome movie star every woman in the world fantasizes about dating. As she grieves for Charlie and searches for herself, she comes to realize that she has an opportunity to find something bigger than she had before—maybe even, possibly, love.

Rule 7: Hide your dead husband’s robe from the one-night stand.

Follow the Author

This weekend, on Friday night, I left a party early in order to come home and read a book written by a Real Housewife of New York. Clearly, Radziwill is the writer of the group. I am not a fan of the Real Housewives franchise. I have seen one or two episodes of the one based in Atlanta and one episode of the one based in New York. The front cover blurb, by Candace Bushnell, is predictable and unimpressive.

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No surprise that negotiations for a television series are already under way; think Sex and the City in black. Although the nine-year marriage lacked passion, Claire finds herself at sea. Charlie has left an unfinished manuscript about a movie star named Jack Huxley, and his agent wants Claire to complete it. Her predictably gay friend, Ethan, sends her to a psychic, who warns her she will not find love for a year. She meets and flirts with Jack at the opening of one of his films but gets drunk and ends up sleeping with the co-star think Bradley Cooper instead of George Clooney, poor girl.

Eventually, she and narcissist Jack do connect and begin an affair of sorts; it is magic when they are together, but they are together only when he calls, which is not often. Will she grow out of Jack and into someone better?

The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating

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The Plot: Claire Byrne is married to Charlie, a reknowned sexologist, author of many books on the subject. One day, he is killed by a huge.

Radziwill’s delicious debut novel One of the richest, most deeply satisfying stories I’ve read in a long time. Cautiously romantic, unexpectedly moving, and funny! The Widow’s Guide to Sex and Dating is Carole Radziwill’s deliciously smart comedy about a famously widowed young New Yorker hell-bent on recapturing a kind of passionate love she never really had. Claire Byrne is a quirky and glamorous year-old Manhattanite and the wife of a famous, slightly older man.

Her husband, Charlie, is a renowned sexologist and writer. Equal parts Alfred Kinsey and Warren Beatty, Charlie is pompous yet charming, supportive yet unfaithful; he’s a firm believer that sex and love can’t coexist for long, and he does little to hide his affairs. Claire’s life with Charlie is an always interesting if not deeply devoted one, until Charlie is struck dead one day on the sidewalk by a falling sculpture

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