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Self-Made Man

My Year Disguised as a Man

Norah Vincent

RRP: £10.99

14 September 2006

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781843545040

A Los Angeles Times columnist recounts her eighteen-month undercover stint as a man, a time during which she underwent considerable personal risks as she worked a sales job, joined a bowling league, frequented sex clubs, dated, and encountered firsthand the rigid codes and rituals of masculinity.

‘This captivating account will forever change the way you see men – and perhaps yourself.’ — Marie Claire

An addictive, enthralling read? breathtaking. — Viv Groskop, Observer

Beautifully written? a brave and fascinating book. — Christopher Hart, Sunday Times

Funny, compelling and human. — Sarah Vine, The Times

Intelligent, articulate and perceptive… one of the most sympathetic renderings of masculinity you?re likely to read.– Lionel Shriver, Guardian