Backwards in High Heels: The Impossible Art of Being Female

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HarperCollins Publishers Limited, Apr 1, 2010 - Women - 376 pages
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The world is a fraught place for the contemporary female. This title is a book for women who never got around to perfecting the art of domestic divinity but would quite like to be able to cook supper for six without having a nervous breakdown.

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Fun to read. Feminism for today. Part how to and part criticism. Read full review

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Insightful, balanced, fairly comprehensive, easy to read, with many great laugh-out-loud moments. A real keeper/must-have (& re-reader)! Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Sarah Vine is a writer and editor at The Times. After a four-year stint as Arts Editor, she took up full-time writing in 2003. She remains active in the arts world, and is a trustee of the Jerwood Foundation. Prior to joining The Times, Sarah worked as Features Editor on Tatler, and before that she was Deputy Editor of the Sunday Express Magazine. She is 39, married with two children and lives in West London.

Tania Kindersley has published six novels and written for various publications, including the Times, the Spectator and the Guardian. She has worked in a variety of unmentionable office jobs, made soup in a cafe, delivered pressed shirts to city workers, done stints as a florist and a barista, and ventured briefly into the world of retail. She lives in Scotland with two dogs and a pair of Gloucester Old Spot pigs.

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