10 Fun, Fearless Facts About Helen Gurley Brown
Helen Gurley Brown, a journalistic pioneer who helped shape the self-image of American women through her work as editor of Cosmopolitan for more than three decades and as author of influential 1962 bestseller "Sex and the Single Girl," died in New York
She ran the magazine for more than three decades, giving it the sexually frank tone it was known for.
The New York Times' recent Helen Gurley Brown hagiography, "Helen Gurley Brown, As Others Saw Her," is a mostly uninspiring rundown of anecdotes about the recently deceased Cosmopolitan editor. But about halfway down, in a passage from Brown's
The influence of Helen Gurley Brown, the former Cosmopolitan editor who died Monday at 90, extended widely across the culture, and was deeply felt in the world of magazines.
When women complain about men who can't commit, they can thank — or blame — two people: Playboy magazine publisher Hugh Hefner and the former editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, Helen Gurley Brown, who died this