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Review: Not that kind of girl by Lena Dunham

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Hi,

Today I’d like to tell you about a non-fiction book that I really really enjoyed reading. Not that kind of girl is a collection of autobiographical essays written by Lena Dunham, the creator of the series Girls – that’s for the short version, the long version would rather be: executive producer, writer and director of Girls.

Lena Dunham is a well-known figure that I hugely estimate and respect for her work on Girls. I am a big fan of this series for its offbeat humour and I really like the fact that in this series Lena Dunham shows us things “as they are”, as closely to her daily experience of love, friendship and so on as possible. I think that this series is a kind of OVNI in the series’ scene. It was described by the critics as an anti-Sex and the city, and I agree with that. There is in Girls something truly refreshing and authentic, and this is what makes it quite unique. Continue Reading