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Comedy and Feminism Stagnate in ‘How to Build a Girl’:

Caitlin Moran’s outdated feminism of ‘big knickers and girl power’ falls flat in this rags-to-riches-and-back-again adaptation Like many, I was over the moon at the news that one of my favourite teenage novels, Caitlin Moran’s How to Build a Girl, was to be adapted into a film with the luminous Beanie Feldstein in the starring […]Read More

Trailer Released for Caitlin Moran’s ‘How to Build a Girl’

Four years ago, I wrote an article for this very website about books that defined my upbringing. Though that list may have changed since 2016, I still hold a special place in my heart for one of the inclusions: Caitlin Moran’s funny, filthy, antic-filled “How to Build a Girl”. Fast-forward four years and the trailer […]Read More

My Life In Books: Steph Green

When Ernest Hemingway said that “there is no friend as loyal as a book”, he succinctly encapsulated the way in which bibliophiles consume and adore literature. A good book can transform a dull afternoon, while away a long train journey, transport you to the dazzling unknown, and help to nurture your imagination in the most […]Read More

Book Review: How To Build A Girl // Caitlin Moran

‘How To Build A Girl’ is like eyeliner. Nothing more than black lines, but still, bloody powerful. Not to be underestimated. I’m still reeling at how much I relate to the protagonist Johanna Morigan with her revelation “Fuck writing a book about a fat girl and a dragon. I could be a music journalist.” Amazed […]Read More