If Nora Ephron is the cool aunt you wish you d had, Dolly Alderton is your favourite cousin I loved it and I can t imagine anyone who wouldn t it s a genuine delight Kristen Roupenian, author of Cat Person With courageous honesty, Alderton documents the highs and the lows the sex, the drugs, the nightmare landlords, the heartaches and the humiliations Deeply funny, sometimes shocking, and admirably open hearted and optimistic Daily Telegraph I thought I knew a lot about love Not as much as Dolly Read as soon as possible Sharon Horgan Alderton is an old soul she has learned life lessons while not yet out of her twenties that many of us post menopausal matrons are still struggling with A wonderful writer, who will surely inspire a generation the way that Caitlin Moran did before her Julie Burchill Exquisite, hilarious, I loved every page I was dazzled by her warmth and wisdom Dolly has written an extraordinary book that all women will be able to relate to Emma Jane Unsworth I loved its truth, its self awareness, humour and most of all, its heart spilling generosity The power of female friendships is such great, uncharted territory, and just when you think it s going one wonderful way, it takes you somewhere infinitelyrugged, complicated and all theaffectingly tender A joy In short, it s a stone cold classic Sophie Dahl It s so full of life and laughs I gobbled up this book Alderton has built something beautiful and true out of many fragments of daftness Amy Liptrot Poignant, witty, comic, and self deprecating In a warm and conversational style she recounts the best and worst of her experiences in a laugh out loud, lightning quick journey through the years This account will resonate with anyone who s ever been young and in love Daily Express I can say with absolute certainty that you have to add it to yourbook list You will quite literally laugh and cry as Dolly crashes her way through her teens and twenties This is about growing up and all the mess that comes with it I loved it The Pool Hilarious and moving, while all the time being beautifully written with insight and wit Alderton is Nora Ephron for the millennial generation Elizabeth DayDolly Alderton is an award winning journalist who has written for publications including the Sunday Times,the Daily Telegraph, GQ, Marie Claire, Red andGrazia From she was the Sunday Times Style s dating columnist She is the co host of the High Low, a weekly pop culture and current affairs podcast, and also writes and directs for television This is her first book