Short-listed for Specsavers National Book Awards 2014 (UK).The number 1 Sunday Times bestseller, the debut grown-up novel from Caitlin Moran, bestselling author of How To Be A Woman...
Caitlin Moran is the eldest of eight children,home-educated on a council estate in Wolverhampton, believing that if she werevery good and worked very hard, she might one day evolve into Bill Murray. She published a children's novel, The Chronicles of Narmo, at the age of16, and became a columnist at The Timesat 18. She has gone on to be named Columnist of the Year six times. At onepoint, she was also Interviewer andCritic of the Year - which is good going for someone who still regularlymistypes `the' as `hte'. Hermulti-award-winning bestseller How to Bea Woman has been published in 28 countries, and won the British Book Awards'Book of the Year 2011. Her two volumes of collected journalism, Moranthology and Moranifesto, were SundayTimes bestsellers, and her novel, Howto Build a Girl, debuted at Number One, and is currently being adapted as amovie. She co-wrote two series of the Rose d'Or-winning Channel 4 sitcom Raised by Wolves with her sister,Caroline. Caitlin lives on Twitter with her husband and twochildren, where she spends her time tweeting either about civil rights issues, or that picture of Bruce Springsteen when he was 23, and has histop off. She would like to be remembered as `a very sexual humanitarian'.