"Girls" creator Lena Dunham signs advice book deal

Lena Dunham, filmmaker, actress and director, speaks during a one-on-one session at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit in Laguna Niguel(Reuters) – Lena Dunham, creator of HBO comedy "Girls", has signed a deal for a debut book giving advice to young women on sex and work, a publishing contract reported to be worth several million dollars. Publisher Random House said on Monday it was "thrilled" to sign Dunham's collection of essays entitled "Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned", but declined to comment on financial details. The New York Times, citing unnamed publishing sources, said Random House paid more than $3.5 million for the 26-year-old's first book after a fierce bidding war. …