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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

'This really is the "everything you have always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask" manual. Essential reading for the planet' EMMA THOMPSON

In 2015 I described myself as 'guilty feminist' for the first time. My goals were noble but my concerns were trivial. I desperately wanted to close the pay gap, but I also wanted to look good sitting down naked.

A funny, joyful, frank and inspiring book about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White.

From inclusion to the secret autonomy in rom coms, from effective activism to what poker can tell us about power structures, Deborah explores what it means to be a twenty-first-century feminist, and encourages us to make the world better for everyone.

The book also includes exclusive interviews with performers, activists and thinkers - Jessamyn Stanley, Zoe Coombs Marr, Susan Wokoma, Bisha K. Ali, Reubs Walsh, Becca Bunce, Amika George, Mo Mansfied and Leyla Hussein - plus a piece from Hannah Gadsby.

Praise for THE GUILTY FEMINIST:

'[Deborah Frances-White's] mixture of wit, fallibility and inclusivity is immensely appealing' Sunday Times

'Hilarious, irreverent, eternally surprising, classy as hell, genius comedians . . . It's shows like this that breathe life into conversations about feminism' Phoebe Waller-Bridge

'Tackles issues from democracy to sexuality to porn with a lightness and hilarity that makes even the newly ordained feminist feel at home' Scarlett Curtis, Sunday Times

'Wildly successful ... THE GUILTY FEMINIST addresses the major feminist issues of the twenty-first century while also celebrating our glorious imperfections' Marie Claire Australia

 

Details

ISBN: 9780349010120
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 2 May 2019
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.8(L) x 3(W)
Weight (gm): 280

 

Reviews

This really is the "everything you have always wanted to know about feminism but were afraid to ask" manual. From a mind as lucid and witty as it is kind and empathetic comes essential reading for the planet

Breathes life into conversations about feminism - Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator of Fleabag

Quite possibly the defining feminist of our generation - Elizabeth Day, author of How to Fail

Very funny, very clever, very thoughtful and very relevant - Dolly Alderton, author of Everything I Know About Love

Genius . . . Deborah Frances-White's mixture of wit, fallibility and inclusivity is immensely appealing - Sunday Times

An incredible read on confidence, gender and looking after ourselves and each other

Slicing through the fun and foibles of twenty-first-century womanhood with deft and funny prose . . . Love this irreverent guide to a very modern tug of war - Red

Inspiring and challenging ideas, encouraging every woman to say: "I get to be heard. I deserve to be seen" - Daily Express

 

Author Biography

Deborah Frances-White is the creator and host of the hit podcast The Guilty Feminist. She is a stand-up comedian best known for her BBC Radio 4 show Deborah Frances-White Rolls the Dice which won the Writers'

Guild Award for Best Radio Comedy. She is also a screenwriter and regularly speaks in businesses about diversity and inclusion.

Find out more at deborahfrances-white.com, guiltyfeminist.com or follow her on Twitter (@guiltfempod) or Instagram (theguiltyfeminist) or Facebook (guiltyfeminist).
The Guilty Feminist: The Sunday Times bestseller - 'Breathes life into conversations about feminism' (Phoebe Waller-Bridge)
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