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5.0 out of 5 stars Needy, 3 Nov. 2010
This review is from: Cutting up Playgirl (Paperback)
I just want to flag up this MARVELLOUS autobio NOW; I may come back when I get to the end (I'm now 2/3 in) but it's one of those 'so good you want to make it last' ones so I may never get there; just to say I think it's ill served both by its cover and its title; this is NOT a work of raunchy empowerment or libertarian posturing but more in Alan Bennett territory - I'd say sexual embarrassment rather than humiliation, which has uncomfortable SM connotations. Anyway, you can safely read it on the tube; even Alan Bennett could safely read it on the tube. I found my poetry book of the year back in January and now I've finally found my biography of the year - and who knows (if I can get to the end) maybe nonfiction or even book of the year...

PS yup, this made it to nonfiction of the year; a mere memoir trumped all those pundits. File it alongside Lavinia Greenlaw's sassy-but-vulnerable The Importance of Music to Girls and Kate Paul's modest, touching Journal (this of a vanished age before the Beatles), all accounts of the incompeteness of youth - and indeed maybe we never get there, but simply put the process on hold when we have children of our own.
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