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Moranifesto (Paperback)
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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 09/03/2017
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I've lived through ten iOS upgrades on my Mac - and that's just something I use to muck about on Twitter. Surely capitalism is due an upgrade or two?

When Caitlin Moran sat down to choose her favourite pieces for her new book she realised that they all seemed to join up. Turns out, it's the same old problems and the same old ass-hats. Then she thought of the word 'Moranifesto', and she knew what she had to do...

This is Caitlin's engaging and amusing rallying call for our times. Combining the best of her recent columns with lots of new writing unique to this book, Caitlin deals with topics as pressing and diverse as 1980s swearing, benefits, boarding schools, and why the internet is like a drunken toddler.

And whilst never afraid to address the big issues of the day - such as Benedict Cumberbatch and duffel coats - Caitlin also makes a passionate effort to understand our 21st century society and presents us with her 'Moranifesto' for making the world a better place. The polite revolution starts here! Please.

‘To be clear, you won’t find dry diatribes on the machinations of Westminster here – not least because Moran isn’t capable of writing dryly about anything… Here, as with How To Be a Woman, the joy of Moran’s writing lies in how she combines thoughtfulness and intelligence with proper belly laughs.’ – The Independent

Caitlin Moran’s literary career started prodigiously early, winning The Observer’s Young Reporter of the Year at the age of 15 and later became a journalist and broadcaster, writing first for Melody Maker and later for The Times. Her book, How to Be a Woman became an instant bestseller, with one critic commenting: ‘The triumph of How To Be A Woman is that it adds to women's confidence. It reminds us that sexism, and all that is associated with it, is not only repressive, it is tedious and stupid. It is boring’. Since then Moran has published two collections of her journalism, Moranthology and Moranifesto and the novel How to Build a Girl.

Publisher: Ebury Publishing
ISBN: 9780091949068
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 302 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 28 mm


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"She is one of the most astute social commentators hitting a keyboard today ... guaranteed to brighten up anyone's life" * Independent *
"the joy of Moran's writing lies in how she combines thoughtfulness and intelligence with proper belly laughs." * Independent on Sunday *
"Spiky, funny and passionate" * Guardian *

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“A series of interesting and thought-provoking essays by a top journalist”



This is a book that is easy to dip into as it is a series of essays on a huge variety of topics. Many are entertaining and/or serious but they are worth a look. Caitlin Moran can be controversial (the point really)... More

Paperback edition
23rd March 2017
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“The best of”

I remember the first time I read "How to be a woman" and how I started to listen to my own voice for the very first time. Since then, i have grown older, read all of Moran´s books and become, hopefully,... More

Hardback edition
18th April 2016
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“A bostin' read”

This is an acute, acerbic, intelligent, funny and very diverse collection, covering everything from the serious to the not so serious to the completely bonkers ('Bacon is the dark matter that holds together the... More

Hardback edition
2nd April 2016
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