I Feel Bad About My Neck : Dolly Alderton introduction
About the book
'Nora's exacting, precise, didactic, tried-and-tested, sophisticated-woman-wearing-all-black wisdom is a comfort and a relief.' - Dolly Alderton Now with an introduction from Dolly Alderton, author of Everything I Know About Love, revealing how a new generation of women can take inspiration from Nora's sharp wit and wisdom about life. * Never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from. * If the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit. * When your children are teenagers, it's important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you. * If only one third of your clothes are mistakes, you're ahead of the game. * Anything you think is wrong with your body at the age of thirty-five you will be nostalgic for by the age of forty-five. __________________________________________________________________ 'I give this as a present more than other book. I buy it for people so often that I've been known to give girlfriends two copies, one birthday after another' - Dolly Alderton __________________________________________________________________ 'So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don't know how she did it' Phoebe Waller-Bridge 'I am only one of millions of women who will miss Nora's voice' Lena Dunham 'Oh how I loved Nora Ephron' Nigella Lawson 'Funny, knowing and smart' India Knight 'The book that most influenced me' Lily Allen
The book that most influenced me... It triggered me to write my own book, and ask myself questions about who I was, what kind of woman I am and how the world had shaped me.
The book that most influenced me... It triggered me to write my own book, and ask myself questions about who I was, what kind of woman I am and how the world had shaped me. * LILY ALLEN, Guardian * So bold and so vulnerable at the same time. I don't know how she did it. * PHOEBE WALLER-BRIDGE, Vogue *
Dolly Alderton Biography
Dolly Alderton (born 31 August 1988) is a half-Canadian British journalist, author and podcaster. She is a columnist for The Sunday Times. Her memoir Everything I Know About Love won a 2018 National Book Award for autobiography and was shortlisted for the 2019 Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year in the British Book Awards. The memoir was adapted into a BBC/Peacock television drama series of the same name.She was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 List in 2018. In 2019, she was a judge for the Women's Prize for Fiction.
Early life and educationAlderton was born in London and raised in Stanmore. Born Hannah Alderton, she changed her name to Dolly in her early teens. She was educated at St Margaret's School in Bushey, and Rugby School, where she boarded in the sixth form. She has a 2.1 Drama and English degree from Exeter University. Alderton studied Dramaturgy under playwright David Lane during her second year. After completing her undergraduate degree in Drama and English at Exeter University, Alderton went on to study for a master's degree in journalism at City University.She has talked of how being rejected from Bristol University made her still feel resentful of anyone she meets who went there.
CareerDolly Alderton is an author, journalist and podcast host.
JournalismAlderton began writing for The Sunday Times in 2015, working initially as a dating columnist from 2015 to 2017.In 2020, she began working as an agony aunt for The Sunday Times in her column Dear Dolly.
BooksAlderton's debut book, Everything I Know About Love, was published in February 2018. BBC News described it as "offering readers a frank and deeply personal account of friendships, relationships and growing up as a millennial." The memoir was shortlisted for the National Book Awards in 2018 in the Autobiography category (won that year by Michelle Obama for Becoming). It was also shortlisted for the 2018 Waterstones book of the year. In October 2020, Alderton was working on a TV adaptation of Everything I Know About Love. It was produced by Working Title Television and Universal International Studios for BBC, with a screenplay by Alderton, directed by China Moo-Young. Her first novel, Ghosts, was published in October 2020 by Fig Tree. The novel concerns a 32-year-old food writer, Nina, who meets someone through a dating app, while her father is beginning to show signs of dementia. In October 2020, it was reported that Alderton had sold the film rights to Ghosts.
PodcastsAlderton co-created and co-hosted The High Low with Pandora Sykes. The High Low was a weekly podcast focusing on pop culture and current affairs. The podcast ran for four years and over 150 episodes were recorded. The final episode aired on 2 December 2020. The High Low: A Christmas Special Live Stream took place on 8 December 2020 to raise funds for Blood Cancer UK.Alderton presented the podcast Love Stories in conjunction with her book Everything I ... Read full biography
|Authors:||Dolly Alderton Nora Ephron|
|Publisher:||Transworld Publishers Ltd|
|Languages:||| English ||
|Literature Country:||Литература США и Канады|
|Literature Period:||Современная литература|
|Publication date:||Jan. 9, 2020|
|First Publication Date:||None|
|Publication City/Country:||London, United Kingdom|