"I have been envious of male characteristics, if not the men themselves. I'm jealous of the ease with which they seem to inhabit their professional pursuits: the lack of apologizing, of bending over backward to make sure the people around them are comfortable with what they're trying to do. The fact that they are so often free of the people-pleasing instincts I have considered to be a curse of my female existence."

"I have been envious of male characteristics, if not the men themselves. I'm jealous of the ease with which they seem to inhabit their professional pursuits: the lack of apologizing, of bending over backward to make sure the people around them are comfortable with what they're trying to do. The fact that they are so often free of the people-pleasing instincts I have considered to be a curse of my female existence."

seriously this is the funniest book of this summer?            I've found it so boring.             Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. Drops 10/7/14

seriously this is the funniest book of this summer? I've found it so boring. Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. Drops 10/7/14

Fall Books Guide | Funnywomen tell all. Following in Tina Fey’s Bossypants footsteps, Lena Dunham’s collection of essays, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” (Random House), arrives at the end of the month, followed by Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please (Dey Street Books), in October.

Fall Books Guide | Funnywomen tell all. Following in Tina Fey’s Bossypants footsteps, Lena Dunham’s collection of essays, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” (Random House), arrives at the end of the month, followed by Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please (Dey Street Books), in October.

37 Best Books Every Women Should Read before they die. The most inspirational, life changing and truth provoking of all time.

37 Best Books Every Women Should Read before they die. The most inspirational, life changing and truth provoking of all time.

Lena Dunham. Smart, funny, making 'average size' look amazing and sexy. Being average size myself, she's got an inspired style. Love it.

Lena Dunham. Smart, funny, making 'average size' look amazing and sexy. Being average size myself, she's got an inspired style. Love it.

First look: Lena Dunham's book 'Not that kind of girl' - Vogue Australia

First look: Lena Dunham's book 'Not that kind of girl' - Vogue Australia

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