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Not That Kind of Girl : A Young Woman Tells You What She's

Not That Kind of Girl

A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"

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From the acclaimed creator, producer and star of HBO's Girls comes a hilarious, wise and fiercely candid collection of personal essays that establishes Lena Dunham as one of the most original young talents writing today.

In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham illuminates the experiences that are part of making one's way in the world: falling in love, feeling alone, being ten pounds overweight despite eating only health food, having to prove yourself to a room full of men twice your age, finding true love, and most of all, having the guts to believe that your story is one that deserves to be told.

Exuberant, moving and keenly observed, Not That Kind of Girl is a series of despatches from the frontlines of the struggle that is growing up. "I'm already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you," Dunham writes. "But if I can take what I've learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine will have been worthwhile."

"Not That Kind of Girl is hilarious, artful, and staggeringly intimate; I read it shivering with recognition." -
Miranda July

"For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, poignant, and extremely frank collection of personal essays."
Lena Dunham , the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO's Girls

ISBN: 9781460750667
ISBN-10: 1460750667
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1st November 2015
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 12.8  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.22