Jeanine Pepler promotes Manhattan’s sexy literati. Her #1 client is “Sex and the City” author Candace Bushnell--right now she’s bringing attention to the book-turned-TV series “The Carrie Diaries” on The CW. (Carrie Bradshaw--sans cosmos--is a teenager in 1980s New York.) Pepler could well be one of the fictional Carrie’s famously single, kid-allergic, wine-loving friends. Pepler did come close once to marrying her own Mr. Big – “Bright Lights, Big City” author Jay McInerney – but she broke it off. McInerney moved on and married publishing heiress Anne Randolph Hearst, but Pepler still represents him and his latest writing endeavors, including his vinous essays for the Wall Street Journal. Carrie on.
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