Poor Little Sick Girls

Poor Little Sick Girls: A love letter to unacceptable women

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Hardback Published on: 26/05/2022
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'Incredible insight with a transgressive, witty, spirit.' COURTNEY LOVE 'The most sensational read of 2022!' GEMMA COLLINS 'A breath of fresh air... I want so many people to read this!' TRAVIS ALABANZA 'Visionary' VIV ALBERTINE A STYLIST MUST-READ FOR 2022Wellness is oppressive, self love is a trap, hustling is a health risk and it's all the patriarchy's fault.Ione Gamble never imagined that entering adulthood would mean being diagnosed with an incurable illness. Watching identity politics become social media fodder from the confines of her sickbed Ione began to pick apart our obsession with self-care, personal branding, productivity and #LivingYourBestLife.Using her experience with disability to cast a fresh gaze on the particularly peculiar cultural moment in which young women find themselves, Poor Little SickGirls explores the pressures faced - as well as the power of existing as an unacceptable woman in our current era of empowerment. Founder of Polyester zine and a host of The Polyester Podcast, Ione has been named one of fifteen coolest young Londoners by The EveningStandard, and a 2019 New Debutante in Tatler Magazine. If you love Trick Mirror,Feminists Don't Wear Pink and Hood Feminism,you don't want to miss this book.

  • Publisher: Dialogue
  • ISBN: 9780349702414
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 426g
  • Dimensions: 218 x 144 x 32 mm

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Poor Little Sick Girls
A must read!
A fresh perspective on a range of topics such as social class, feminism, social media etc. Ione navigates these topics throughout the book in such an engag... READ MORE
Koren Gamble
Poor Little Sick Girls
Thank you thank you thank you
Love this book, not many people talk about being sick and never in a way that makes you feel seen and radical and powerful. Ione is amazing. She personifie... READ MORE
Olivia Graham