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Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Lena Dunham
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2014-09-30
ISBN : 0812995007
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes two new essays! NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BUZZFEED, THE GLOBE AND MAIL, AND LIBRARY JOURNAL For readers of Nora Ephron, Tina Fey, and David Sedaris, this hilarious, wise, and fiercely candid collection of personal essays establishes Lena Dunham—the acclaimed creator, producer, and star of HBO’s Girls—as one of the most original young talents writing today. In Not That Kind of Girl, Dunham illuminates the experiences that are part of making one’s way in the world: falling in love, feeling alone, being ten pounds overweight despite eating only health food, having to prove yourself in a room full of men twice your age, finding true love, and most of all, having the guts to believe that your story is one that deserves to be told. “Take My Virginity (No Really, Take It)” is the account of Dunham’s first time, and how her expectations of sex didn’t quite live up to the actual event (“No floodgate had been opened, no vault of true womanhood unlocked”); “Girls & Jerks” explores her former attraction to less-than-nice guys—guys who had perfected the “dynamic of disrespect” she found so intriguing; “Is This Even Real?” is a meditation on her lifelong obsession with death and dying—what she calls her “genetically predestined morbidity.” And in “I Didn’t F*** Them, but They Yelled at Me,” she imagines the tell-all she will write when she is eighty and past caring, able to reflect honestly on the sexism and condescension she has encountered in Hollywood, where women are “treated like the paper thingies that protect glasses in hotel bathrooms—necessary but infinitely disposable.” Exuberant, moving, and keenly observed, Not That Kind of Girl is a series of dispatches from the frontlines of the struggle that is growing up. “I’m already predicting my future shame at thinking I had anything to offer you,” Dunham writes. “But if I can take what I’ve learned and make one menial job easier for you, or prevent you from having the kind of sex where you feel you must keep your sneakers on in case you want to run away during the act, then every misstep of mine will have been worthwhile.” Praise for Not That Kind of Girl “The gifted Ms. Dunham not only writes with observant precision, but also brings a measure of perspective, nostalgia and an older person’s sort of wisdom to her portrait of her (not all that much) younger self and her world. . . . As acute and heartfelt as it is funny.”—Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times “It’s not Lena Dunham’s candor that makes me gasp. Rather, it’s her writing—which is full of surprises where you least expect them. A fine, subversive book.”—David Sedaris “This book should be required reading for anyone who thinks they understand the experience of being a young woman in our culture. I thought I knew the author rather well, and I found many (not altogether welcome) surprises.”—Carroll Dunham “Witty, illuminating, maddening, bracingly bleak . . . [Dunham] is a genuine artist, and a disturber of the order.”—The Atlantic

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Catherine Alliott
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2012-05-10
ISBN : 0141973390
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Settle into this intoxicating and tantalising romantic comedy from the bestselling author of A Cornish Summer and A Rural Affair A girl can get into all kinds of trouble just by going back to work . . . Henrietta Tate gave up everything for her husband Marcus and their kids. But now that the children are away at school and she's rattling round their large country house all day she's feeling more than a little lost. So when a friend puts her in touch with Laurie, a historian in need of a PA, Henrietta heads for London. Quickly, she throws herself into the job. Marcus is - of course - jealous of her spending so much time with her charming new boss. And soon enough her absence causes cracks to form in their marriage that just can't be papered over. Then Rupert, a very old flame, reappears, and Henrietta suddenly finds herself torn between three men. How did this happen? She's not that kind of girl . . . is she? Praise for Catherine Alliott: 'Compulsively readable' The Times 'Possibly my favourite writer' Marian Keyes

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Carlene Bauer
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-07-28
ISBN : 006189317X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“[A] stunning new memoir… thick with contemplation, packed with ideas and images rendered in exacting, evocative prose…. Brave and startlingly beautiful.” —Time Out New York “Truthful, intelligent, and engrossing. This may become a generation's definitive account of books and the city.” —Jeff Sharlet, New York Times bestselling author of The Family A loving and literate, honest and insightful look into the heart of that unsung heroine: the good girl. Fans of the strong narrative voices of such writers as Donna Tartt (The Secret History, The Little Friend), Nell Freudenberger (Lucky Girls, The Dissident), and Amy Bloom (Come to Me, A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You), as well as books such as The Nanny Diaries, Prep, and The Devil Wears Prada, will love Not That Kind of Girl: Carlene Bauer’s hilarious and touching memoir of God, books, and rock and roll.

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Nia Forrester
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2020-04-24
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Kate won't be back 'til Monday."A roommate. Her boyfriend. An irresistible opportunity.Terri has always been "the quiet one." People think she's shy, but she's really not. She's pretty enough, and smart enough, she just hasn't been particularly ... remarkable. Ian on the other hand is remarkable. He's also Terri's roommate Kate's boyfriend. He notices what others do not. He knows Terri's not shy, and he's curious about what else she might be. Kate being away for a long weekend, provides the perfect chance for him to find out.Terri might be into it. A completely unexpected kiss she and Ian shared the week before suggests she will be. Or maybe ... she's just not that kind of girl.

Not That Kind of Girl

Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Susan Donovan
Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
Release : 2010-11-30
ISBN : 9781429926478
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Roxanne Bloom is through with love. Fresh on the heels of a bad break-up, she's decided to devote all her time to her man-slamming website—and her man-hating dog, Lilith. But this pit-bull-Boxer is so good at unleashing her fury (and her owner's) that the male victims keep piling up...and now it's time to get some sensitivity training. Enter Eli Gallagher, one of the best—and hottest—canine experts in town. The more Eli gets to know Roxie, the more he senses that she's been hurt by men in the past—just like her dog. With a little gentle prodding, and a whole lot of patience, Eli hopes to gain Roxie's trust and soothe her broken heart. Eli can see that Roxie's bark is way worse than her bite. But she's not putting her guard down just yet—even if she is falling deeply, madly, doggedly in love with him...

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham A 20 minute Summary

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham   A 20 minute Summary Book
Author : Instaread Summaries
Publisher : Instaread Summaries
Release : 2014-10-22
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham - A 20-minute Summary Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Chapters 1-4 Take My Virginity (No, Really, Take It) Dunham did not come close to having sex until her sophomore year of college. That year, she hosted a party in her room and threw herself at a nice guy named Jonah. Her first sexual experience did not change her as she expected it to. She added this life event as a scene into the first movie she wrote and discovered acting it out had more of an impact on her than the actual experience had. Platonic Bed Sharing: A Great Idea (for People Who Hate Themselves) During her third year in college, Dunham started to invite guys to share her bed platonically just to feel wanted and safe. She learned that it was not okay to share a bed with anyone who was just there to avoid being alone and who did not feel like platonic bed sharing was actually intimate in itself. 18 Unlikely Things I’ve Said Flirtatiously Dunham has said many things that characterize her as extremely awkward in situations with the opposite sex, especially in her attempts at flirting. Topics range from only having body odor in one armpit to having a colon infection from coffee, to having a belly button rash. Igor; Or, My Internet Boyfriend Died and So Can Yours Dunham had a three month online relationship with a boy named Igor when she was in the ninth grade. The two eventually made plans to meet, but he never arrived. He later claimed he had been grounded. Igor gradually stopped messaging her. Her friend, Julianna, told her that Igor overdosed and died. Later, Dunham spotted Igor’s screen name online. When she typed a greeting to him, his name disappeared…

Not that Kind of Girl Talking Book

Not that Kind of Girl  Talking Book   Book
Author : Lena Dunham
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2021-12-04
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Not that Kind of Girl Talking Book book written by Lena Dunham, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

I m Not that Kind of Girl

I m Not that Kind of Girl Book
Author : Susan Polis Schutz
Publisher : Blue Mountain Arts
Release : 1977-04
ISBN : 9780883960172
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This collection of Susan Polis Schutzas poetry combines readers' favorites from her first three volumes with many new poems to create yet another testament to Schutzas ability to translate sensitive feelings into words that people can appreciate and relate to. Illustrated by Stephen Schutz, this book is an eloquent reflection on love, friendship, society, nature, creativity, and womenas empowerment.

Not that Kind of Girl

Not that Kind of Girl Book
Author : Siobhan Vivian
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Release : 2011
ISBN : 054516916X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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High school senior and student body president, Natalie likes to have everything under control, but when she becomes attracted to one of the senior boys and her best friend starts keeping secrets from her, Natalie does not know how to act.

That Kind of Girl

That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Kim McKade
Publisher : Silhouette
Release : 2011-02-21
ISBN : 9781459203792
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Twelve years ago, Becca Danvers had offered herself to bad boy Colt Bonner, eager for him to rescue her from life under her mother's roof. But Colt had plans of his own, and playing Becca's hero was not one of them. He had something to prove—and that meant leaving Aloma for good. Yet, in a twist of fate, the one man Becca had never forgotten—the one she had saved herself for—returned. Armed with a sexy new look, Becca hoped she could convince Colt to stay. But would their second chance at love be thwarted by the discovery of long-buried secrets?

Not That Kind of Love

Not That Kind of Love Book
Author : Clare Wise,Greg Wise
Publisher : Hachette UK
Release : 2018-02-15
ISBN : 1786488973
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'A remarkable account of illness, loss and the power of sibling love' The Times 'Wise's reflections on compassion fatigue are worth the price of this book alone, but what you take away is something splendid and unwearying: a sibling's devotion that feels remarkably like what we mean when we talk of a stage of grace.' Telegraph 'Inspirational... profoundly uplifting' Daily Mail 'Heartbreaking and inspiring in equal measure' Express 'This is a fantastic book ... Remarkable' Lorraine Kelly _______ A moving, thought-provoking and surprisingly humorous book which is both a description of a journey to death and a celebration of the act of living. Based on Clare Wise's blog, which she started when she was first diagnosed with cancer in 2013, Not That Kind of Love charts the highs and lows of the last three years of Clare's life. The end result is not a book that fills you with despair and anguish. On the contrary, Not That Kind of Love should be read by everybody for its candour, and for its warmth and spirit. Clare is an astonishingly dynamic, witty and fun personality, and her positivity and energy exude from every page. As she becomes too weak to type, her brother - the actor Greg Wise - takes over, and the book morphs into a beautiful meditation on life, and the necessity of talking about death. As Greg Wise writes in the book: 'Celebrate the small things, the small moments. If you find yourself with matching socks as you leave the house in the morning, that is a cause for celebration. If the rest of the day is spent finding the cure for cancer, or brokering world peace, then that's a bonus.'

Reading Lena Dunham s Girls

Reading Lena Dunham   s Girls Book
Author : Meredith Nash,Imelda Whelehan
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-06-23
ISBN : 3319529714
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this book, leading and emerging scholars consider the mixed critical responses to Lena Dunham’s TV series Girls and reflect on its significance to contemporary debates about postfeminist popular cultures in a post-recession context. The series features both familiar and innovative depictions of young women and men in contemporary America that invite comparisons with Sex and the City. It aims for a refreshed, authentic expression of postfeminist femininity that eschews the glamour and aspirational fantasies spawned by its predecessor. This volume reviews the contemporary scholarship on Girls, from its representation of post-millennial gender politics to depictions of the messiness and imperfections of sex, embodiment, and social interactions. Topics covered include Dunham’s privileged role as author/auteur/actor, sexuality, body consciousness, millennial gender identities, the politics of representation, neoliberalism, and post-recession society. This book provides diverse and provocative critical responses to the show and to wider social and media contexts, and contributes to a new generation of feminist scholarship with a powerful concluding reflection from Rosalind Gill. It will appeal to those interested in feminist theory, identity politics, popular culture, and media.

Summary of Not That Kind of Girl

Summary of Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Whizbooks
Publisher : Blurb
Release : 2019-01-09
ISBN : 9780464972730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Summary of Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned: Trivia/Quiz for Fans Features You'll Discover Inside: - A comprehensive guide to aid in discussion & discovery - 30 multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters, and author - Insightful resource for teachers, groups, or individuals - Keep track of scores with results to determine "fan status" - Share with other book fans and readers for mutual enjoyment Disclaimer: This is an unofficial summary, analysis and trivia book to enhance a reader's experience to books they already love and appreciate. We encourage our readers to purchase the original book first before downloading this companion book for your enjoyment.

Summary of Not That Kind of Girl

Summary of Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Instaread Summaries
Publisher : Idreambooks
Release : 2016-04-05
ISBN : 9781945251597
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Summary of Not That Kind of Girl book written by Instaread Summaries, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Not that Kind of Girl

Not that Kind of Girl Book
Author : Susan Donovan
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2010
ISBN : 9781616649739
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When she is forced to get sensitivity training for her man-hating dog Lilith, Roxanne Bloom hires the best--and hottest--canine expert in town and, despite her aversion to love, finds herself drawn to this compassionate man.

Teen Talkback with Interactive Booktalks

Teen Talkback with Interactive Booktalks  Book
Author : Lucy Schall
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2013-05-01
ISBN : 161069290X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Covering the genres popular with today's teens—fiction and nonfiction, including poetry and graphic novels—this resource provides 110 great book choices for young adult reading, interactive booktalks, and individual writing activities.

A 20 Minute Summary of Lena Dunham s Not That Kind of Girl

A 20 Minute Summary of Lena Dunham s Not That Kind of Girl Book
Author : Instaread Summaries
Publisher : CreateSpace
Release : 2014-10-22
ISBN : 9781502940018
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary of the book and NOT the original book. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham - A 20-minute Summary Inside this Instaread Summary: • Overview of the entire book • Introduction to the important people in the book • Summary and analysis of all the chapters in the book • Key Takeaways of the book • A Reader's Perspective Preview of this summary: Chapters 1-4 Take My Virginity (No, Really, Take It) Dunham did not come close to having sex until her sophomore year of college. That year, she hosted a party in her room and threw herself at a nice guy named Jonah. Her first sexual experience did not change her as she expected it to. She added this life event as a scene into the first movie she wrote and discovered acting it out had more of an impact on her than the actual experience had. Platonic Bed Sharing: A Great Idea (for People Who Hate Themselves) During her third year in college, Dunham started to invite guys to share her bed platonically just to feel wanted and safe. She learned that it was not okay to share a bed with anyone who was just there to avoid being alone and who did not feel like platonic bed sharing was actually intimate in itself. 18 Unlikely Things I've Said Flirtatiously Dunham has said many things that characterize her as extremely awkward in situations with the opposite sex, especially in her attempts at flirting. Topics range from only having body odor in one armpit to having a colon infection from coffee, to having a belly button rash. Igor; Or, My Internet Boyfriend Died and So Can Yours Dunham had a three month online relationship with a boy named Igor when she was in the ninth grade. The two eventually made plans to meet, but he never arrived. He later claimed he had been grounded. Igor gradually stopped messaging her. Her friend, Julianna, told her that Igor overdosed and died. Later, Dunham spotted Igor's screen name online. When she typed a greeting to him, his name disappeared…

Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham Book
Author : Kaitlyn Duling
Publisher : Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
Release : 2017-12-15
ISBN : 1502631768
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lena Dunham is an actress, writer, producer, and director. Known for her HBO series Girls, Dunham is an outspoken feminist who promotes women's rights through writing and film. Born to artist parents, Dunham uses comedy and drama to address important feminist issues. This book explores the major influences and events in Dunham's life that led her to become one of the most influential people in the world.

A Brand of Christmas

A Brand of Christmas Book
Author : Maggie Shayne
Publisher : Thunderfoot Publishing Inc.
Release : 2018-02-25
ISBN : 0990753573
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The TWO opening novels from New York Times bestseller Maggie Shayne’s TWO most popular series! The Oklahoma All-Girl Brands, Book 1: THE BRANDS WHO CAME FOR CHRISTMAS: When good girl Maya Brand, eldest of five and the pillar of the family, has a moment of weakness and a one night stand with a drifter, she finds herself pregnant with a naked ring finger. Most Big Falls, Oklahomans think it must be a case of immaculate conception. But the drifter returns and trouble follows. So do an early labor, a freak storm, and a Christmas you will never forget. The Texas Brands, Book 1: THE LITTLEST COWBOY Upright and Honest Sheriff Garrett Brand is furious with the younger brothers he’s raised when he finds a baby on the doorstep one hot Texas morning…until he sees the note with his own name on it. A motherless baby boy, a soft hearted rancher, an overprotective family, and a woman in deadly trouble spell heartwarming emotion, spine tingling passion, and breathless romance. The Brand Family… A Miracle in Every Story!

Not That Kind Of Girl

Not That Kind Of Girl Book
Author : Siobhan Vivian
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2016-12-15
ISBN : 147406664X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Slut or saint? Good friend or bad friend? In control or completely out of it?