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“A totally entertaining and original writer”

–Ira Glass, This American Life

Silence is not an option

Lindy West is a columnist at The Guardian, a contributor to This American Life, and a freelance writer whose work focuses on feminism, social justice, humor, and body image. Her work has appeared in the New York TimesCosmopolitan, GQVultureJezebel, The Stranger, and others. She is the founder of I Believe You, It's Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens, as well as the reproductive rights destigmatization campaign #ShoutYourAbortion. Her first book, a memoir called Shrill, is out now from Hachette Books.

“A triumphant, exacting, absorbing memoir” Booklist (starred review)

“Required reading.” Publishers Weekly

“One of the most notable voices on the internet.” Flavorwire

“Lindy West can take almost any topic and write about it in a way that is smart, funny, warm, and unique.” Bustle