Olympic Readathon: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

Yes. Caitlin Moran’s How to Be a Woman is the book I’ve been looking for — a book that is a funny memoir with reminders of how we are all feminists! Damn it.

Of course, I didn’t know I wanted to read it until I started reading it and wanted to discuss EVERYTHING I read with someone else. It’s the first time I was truly upset to not be in a book club and also that I was borrowing it from the library because I wanted to underline everything.

There were a few occasions where I had to Google something very British – Sindy (British Barbie), Katie Price (British Paris Hilton — kind of?), The Wombles (British Fraggles?) – but I like to learn about other cultures, so that was fun. And the Olympics are in London and happening RIGHT NOW so I felt like I was more involved in the whole Anglophile thing, you know?

Great read. Now I must find out more about Caitlin Moran.

Up next: Among Others by Jo Walton. I broke down and bought a copy because well…what library-loving-librarian can say no to this:

905 pages finished…1095 to go. Will I reach my goal of 2000?! One week to go in the Olympic Readathon.

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