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How To Be A Woman by Caitlan Moran - any good?

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OllieinOrange Wed 27-Jul-11 07:56:46

I've got to pick a book for our Book Club and I was wondering whether this would be a good choice???? Anyone read it and if so, what did you think? Our BC is not full of rampant feminists smile but wondered whether it would provoke a good discussion....?

BrawToken Wed 27-Jul-11 08:01:00

It's a good, thought provoking read. And very, very funny. She is spot on with a lot - porn, bras and big knickers spring to mind. Should get you talking - my partner (male) and I have read it and I have passed it on to teenage dd!

BelleDameSansMerci Wed 27-Jul-11 08:07:11

Bloody brilliant book... Spot on, funny, realistic and should generate a good discussion.

Rumpelstiltskinshat Wed 27-Jul-11 08:15:15

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rainbowtoenails Wed 27-Jul-11 08:41:02

Do you realise it's non fiction? It is good, very easy to read, part memoir part feminism-lite. Dont expect anything groundbreaking.

TrillianAstra Wed 27-Jul-11 08:49:11

Yes, it's very funny. More of a memoir with feminist slant than an actual feminist book.

OllieinOrange Wed 27-Jul-11 17:06:41

Thanks for the replies - sounds like a great book to choose - so I will!

culturemulcher Wed 27-Jul-11 17:09:52

I started it this morning and I'm almost half way though already (even read it while brushing my teeth).... it's hitting the nail on the head for me. And funny.

ElectricSoftParade Wed 27-Jul-11 17:13:17

Very funny and readable. I loved it so much I am off to a reading on Friday and am feeling very excited. I think I have a new woman crush grin

OllieinOrange Wed 27-Jul-11 17:35:39

smile. I thought the video on Amazon was LOL funny - can't wait to read the book now.

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