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Humour takes centre stage in Moran's work

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran. Ebury, €15. Reviewed by Anna Carey.

20th October, 2012
Caitlin Moran: funny and compassionate. Photo: Annabel Staff

Moranthology by Caitlin Moran


In 1994, journalist Caitlin Moran wrote a review in the now-defunct music weekly Melody Maker that changed her life. Not because it was so brilliant that it made her a household name. But because it was so amazingly nasty that it made Moran, who was still a teenager at the time, completely re-evaluate her own writing. As she writes in the introduction to Moranthology, a hugely enjoyable collection of her journalism:...

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