It's Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women

It's Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women

by Amanda de Cadenet


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ISBN-13: 9780062412461
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/02/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 430,751
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Amanda de Cadenet is a creative force with a lifelong career in the media. She began as a host on British television at the age of fifteen and became a sought-after photographer shortly after—as a result her impressive photography career already spans nearly twenty years. She is the youngest woman ever to shoot a Vogue cover and has photographed many of the most influential figures in popular and political culture. As a media entrepreneur, Amanda is the creator of The Conversation, a series that showcases her in-depth interviews on real topics with celebrated women. Whether it’s in conversations with Lady Gaga, Sarah Silverman, Zoe Saldana, Chelsea Handler, or Gwyneth Paltrow, or in discussions with devoted followers of her social channels, Amanda delivers an honest and authentic voice. The series has aired in eighteen countries and is featured online, with over ten million viewers. In January 2016, Amanda conducted an exclusive one-on-one interview with presidential candidate Secretary Clinton. In February 2016, Amanda launched #Girlgaze, a digital media company utilizing user submitted content and highlighting the work of women Gen Z photographers and directors.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 Life According to Little Amanda 9

2 Getting a Job That Doesn't Suck-Even If You Went to Juvie and Left School at Fifteen 21

3 Love, Obsession, and How to Tell the Difference 39

4 I Know Myself Better Than You Do: Some Thoughts on Sex 57

5 Porn Culture, and Its Effect on My Vagina 83

6 The Love of My Life (and There Are a Few) 91

7 Not All Teen Moms Are Crazy 109

8 Baby Chaos: The First Year of Motherhood 129

9 How to Parent in the Time of Trump 143

10 Be a Girl's Girl Every Day and All the Way 151

11 Diets That Don't Work but Do Give You a Bunch of Weird Health Problems (and Other Body Issues) 169

12 It's Never Okay 187

13 Pain Is Not Without Purpose 195

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It's Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The essays were about experiences we all can relate to. It was an easy read.