Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, idiot and feminist. On the 30th of April 2012, a man farted in the Womenas Studies Section of a bookshop and it changed her life forever. A Book For Her details Christieas twelve years of anonymous toil in the bowels of stand-up comedy and the sudden epiphany that made her, unbelievably, one of the most critically acclaimed British stand-up comedians this decade, drawing together the threads that link a smelly smell in the womenas studies section to the global feminist struggle. Find out how nice Peter Stringfellowas fish tastes, how yoghurt advertising perpetuates rape myths, and how Emily Bronte used a special ladiesa pen to write Wuthering Heights. If youare interested in comedy and feminism, then this is definitely the book for you. If you hate both then Iad probably give it a miss. aChristie is adept at turning on a sixpence between being comical, or serious, or both at once, and at pricking her own earnestness.a Telegraph aChristie piles derision and tomfoolery upon everyday sexism, while never pretending that jokes alone will solve the problem.a Guardianunfortunately there are rapists out there, and there are things you can do to try to be less like a woman. ... in such utter joy youa#39;d think theya#39;d just seen that reedited version of Nicki Minaja#39;s bottomfixated a#39;Anacondaa#39; music video on the internet, anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Book for Her|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2015-07-02|