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'Girls' Creator Lena Dunham Seeking $1 Million for Book (Report)

The young auteur will dish on losing her virginity, obsessing about death and an awkward date with an older director in "Not That Kind of Girl."

Lena Dunham

Girls creator Lena Dunham is set to start taking bids Tuesday for a proposed book of essays, Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham, according to a report by Slate.

The online magazine says Dunham's literary agents have set a $1 million floor for bids for the book, with initial offers due Tuesday.

Slate reports the book will include essays about losing her virginity, eating healthy, worrying about death and "the most awkward date ever with an older director.”

Dunham will also offer dating and life advice.

Dunham's essays have already appeared in The New Yorker and Tavi Gevinson's Rookie magazine.

Her most recent essay in the Aug. 13 issue of The New Yorker recounted her relationship with a college boyfriend and the personal crisis that ensued when his mother--several years after their breakup -- unfriended her on Facebook.

Dunham is the creator of HBO's Girls, which is a semi-autobiographical series about four twentysomething women navigating life in New York.

It debuted on April 15 and was nominated for an outstanding comedy series Emmy this year.

Season two, now filming, is set to begin airing in January.