Busy Being Free by Emma Forrest
Alluring, shocking, welcome and wonderful'Lisa Taddeo, author of Three Women'The most delicious memoir that kept me in bed all day . . .
I think she might be a genius' Sophie Heawood, author of The Hungover Games'I've really never read about sex and been so sharply reminded about how much it is tied up with the fundamentals of being a woman'Minnie DriverFrom the author of Your Voice in My Head and Royals comes a beautiful, breath-taking, unputdownable memoir about love and heartbreak, sex and celibacy, growing up and starting again. What happens when your story doesn't end the way you thought it would?When the dream life you have been working towards becomes something you must walk away from?When you swap a Hollywood marriage and a LA mansion with waterside views, for a little attic flat shared only with your daughter, beneath the star-filled sky of deepest North London?When you find yourself not lonely, but elated - elated to be alone with yourself, who you genuinely thought you might never get to see again? When, after a life guided by romantic obsession, you decide to turn your back not only on marriage, but all romantic and sexual attachments?