TW Interview: Caitlin Moran: “You Just Can’t Argue with Cool”

by Rachel Baker on November 5, 2014

I just recently finished How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran. It was a wonderfully funny book, and if you haven’t read it, its probably worth your time. I am not from the UK and didn’t find too many things that I couldn’t relate to being an American – so don’t let that stop you.

Here is a great interview by Lorraine Berry at Talking Writing with Caitlin Moran. Its fun and

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Caitlin Moran is a wonder. Born in 1975 into a large working-class family in Wolverhampton, England, Moran was home-schooled. She spent hours each week in the local public library, reading incessantly. At fifteen, she earned the Observer’s young reporter award. By seventeen, she was writing for the Guardian and about to become the music critic she’d always wanted to be. She currently writes three weekly columns for the Times, including the highly satirical “Celebrity Watch.”

Moran’s breakout book—How to Be a Woman (2011)—was both a memoir and a feminist manifesto. Moranthology, which followed in 2012, anthologized some of her best columns. Both books were nonfiction bestsellers. In 2014, the BBC named Moran one of the top ten female “Game Changers” in the U.K. Her novel How to Build a Girl was also published this year by HarperCollins.

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