More Than a Woman by Caitlin Moran
Sep03

More Than a Woman by Caitlin Moran

More Than a Woman is the latest non-fiction book from Caitlin Moran. It is the follow-up to her hugely successful and relatable How To Be a Woman. When she wrote that book in her early 30s, she felt she had being a woman sussed. She’d navigated the hardest parts of her life – her teens and early adulthood. She’d grown up, had relationships, got married and had kids. But then middle age crept up and she realised there...

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How to be Famous by Caitlin Moran
Apr24

How to be Famous by Caitlin Moran

How to be Famous is the sequel to Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girl, which I read a few years ago. After reading The Mirror & the Light, I was looking for something much lighter to read and I’ve always enjoyed Caitlin Moran’s style of writing. Johanna Morrigan, better known as the music journalist, Dolly Wilde, is now 19 and starting to realise that music is fundamentally sexist. While her unrequited love, John...

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How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran
Jul24

How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran

How to Build a Girl is Caitlin Moran’s first work of fiction and it is every bit as funny as her non-fiction. Possibly funnier. She makes it clear that it definitely IS a work of fiction, but it doesn’t take a rocket science to work out that it draws heavily on her own unusual early life – being about a big family growing up in Wolverhampton and a teenage girl working as a music journalist in the early 1990s. It also...

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Moranthology by Caitlin Moran
Jan25

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran

We all love Caitlin Moran, don’t we? In fact, we want to be her, don’t we? Or maybe that’s jsut bloggers…These are the reasons we (I) love Caitlin Moran: She’s funny She’s cool She’s a mother Yes, she’s funny, cool AND a mother She says stupid things without thinking like the rest of us She drops things, falls over and makes a fool of herself like the rest of us She has the most amazing...

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