The Prologue. I wasn’t going to review the prologue of How To Be A Woman but upon re-reading it I feel I must because even the prologue is prime. Caitlin opens the prologue on her 13th birthday. She is being chased by rock-throwing and name-calling boys. She escapes, but it is the way she writes about it that is fascinating for me. She writes it just as matter of fact. She doesn’t whine or blame or point fingers at anyone, she just writes it. She doesn’t explain or feel the need to define a certain emotion. Caitlin Moran trusts her readers to figure it out for themselves to come up…
So I picked up How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran. I saw it one day while scanning the Nook book section of the Barnes & Noble website when I was in need of a new read. I saw it and thought, “Hmmm, might be interesting,” but I skipped it for something else, something like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (which I enjoyed and can’t wait for the movie On Demand).