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Born Lippy

How to Do Female

By Jo Brand

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HOLD MY CHIPS, THE WOMEN ARE REVOLTING! A darkly funny guide to life as a woman from Britain's favourite comedian.

HOLD MY CHIPS, THE WOMEN ARE REVOLTING! A darkly funny guide to life as a woman from Britain's favourite comedian.

When Jo Brand hosted Have I Got News For You late last year, her calm explanation of the effects of sexism on women to a bemused all-male cast turned into a viral phenomenon.

There has been a whole tradition of books over hundreds of years where a father shares his wisdom with his son - started by Lord Chesterfield in the eighteenth century; while women have been silent (a.k.a. bullied into thinking their advice wasn't worth writing down). This book puts a stop to all that.

Ranging from your family and how to survive it, to what no one tells you about the female body; from how not to fall in love, to heckling as a life-skill. Born Lippy gathers together the things Jo's learnt about the world, the things she wishes she'd known and the things she hopes for the future into a hilarious and highly useful guide to life that everyone female (and male) needs to read immediately.

Packed with memorable anecdotes from her life and career, coloured by her experiences as a psychiatric nurse and working mother of two, this book will not only entertain but also really help people.

(P)2018 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

Biographical Notes

One of the UK's best known and best loved comics, Jo Brand is renowned for her sharp wit, self-deprecation and feminist values. She is a regular guest on panel-shows ranging from QI to Have I Got News For You; presents Through the Cakehole; and is the star and writer of BAFTA award-winning series Getting On. Jo has written several bestselling books Can't Stand Up For Sitting Down, Look Back In Hunger and The More You Ignore Me (which has just been made into a movie starring Sheridan Smith).

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