NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL

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Today, I pre-ordered a signed copy of Lena Dunham’s upcoming book, Not That Kind of Girl. I am so stinkin’ excited about it, and the fact that it’s SIGNED BY ONE OF MY IDOLS is just insane. I can’t wait to read it. I’m a huge fan of Lena. I saw Tiny Furniture in 2010 and fell in love with her and how full of moxie she is. She’s only 28 and she’s written and directed a feature film that was accepted into the Criterion Collection, written and directed a hugely successful (and excellent) show for HBO, and now she’s written a book that she was paid $3.7 million dollars for. She’s successful, she’s funny, she’s relatable, and she’s a hilarious role model for twenty-somethings everywhere. Her book will be a source of inspiration and a signal that we can have it all. Women in positions of power and success are starting to write more memoirs, and I want to take this time to discuss some memoirs and other non-fiction inspirational books by women that I love, and some that I’m excited to read.

Bossypants by Tina Fey


Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) 
by Mindy Kaling


I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence by Amy Sedaris


Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
by Amy Sedaris


Love, Lucy 
by Lucille Ball


Drinking at the Movies 
by Julia Wertz


Lizz Free or Die 
by Lizz Winstead


The Bedwetter: Stories of Courage, Redemption, and Pee
by Sarah Silverman


It’s Always Something 
by Gilda Radner


I Remember Nothing: And Other Reflections 
by Nora Ephron


Girl Walks Into A Bar…: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle
by Rachel Dratch


Creative Girl: The Ultimate Guide for Turning Talent and Creativity Into a Real Career
by Katharine Sise


Just Kids 
by Patti Smith


The Year of Magical Thinking 
by Joan Didion


Yes Please 
by Amy Poehler

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