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Dawn O'Porter - Author

About the Author

Dawn O’Porter is a novelist, columnist, broadcaster and designer who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, son Art, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie Dirty Dancing. She is the critically acclaimed author of Paper Aeroplanes and Goose. Dawn launched ‘Help Refugees’ in 2015, a charity that sends urgent care to refugees across Europe. She is also the host of ‘Get It On’, a weekly podcast where she interviews interesting people about why they wear what they wear.

 

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Life in Pieces

Life in Pieces

Author: Dawn O'Porter Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2020

*The Sunday Times bestseller* 'Funny, intimate and honest' Louis Theroux 'Moving and funny. I absolutely loved it' Claudia Winkleman 'Heartbreaking, hilarious, comforting' Marie Claire Dear 2020 - can we just start over? Love Dawn x LIFE IN PIECES is a book for anyone who's been thrown into a life they didn't plan, or who just wants to stick it to 2020. When it looks like everything's falling apart, we'll piece it back together. From reflections on grief and identity, bad hair and parenting, sleep and spirituality, to the things we can control and the things we cannot, Dawn has been doing a lot of thinking about life in lockdown. Mostly from a cupboard. Discover the daily diaries that track the journey - for a hilarious, heartbreaking and highly entertaining glimpse into the new normal. 'There's been a lot of well-meaning but mad advice on how to contend with the strangest period of human history any of us has ever lived through. Dawn O'Porter redresses the balance by telling it as it really has been: holding out for 5pm to crack open the tequila' Mark Watson

So Lucky

So Lucky

Author: Dawn O'Porter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/07/2020

*Dawn O'Porter's brand new bestseller, LIFE IN PIECES, is available to buy now! * *The Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy Book Club pick* 'A total joy' Matt Haig 'Unputdownable' Marian Keyes Fearless, frank and for anyone who's ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller. IS ANYONE'S LIFE . . . Beth shows that women really can have it all. Ruby lives life by her own rules. And then there's Lauren, living the dream. AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS? Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness is fake news. And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out...

So Lucky

So Lucky

Author: Dawn O'Porter Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2019

'A total joy' Matt Haig 'Very, very funny' Sara Pascoe 'Thought-provoking' Daily Mail 'Unputdownable' Marian Keyes Fearless, frank and for anyone who's ever doubted themselves, So Lucky is the straight-talking new novel from the Sunday Times bestseller. IS ANYONE'S LIFE . . . Beth shows that women really can have it all. Ruby lives life by her own rules. And then there's Lauren, living the dream. AS PERFECT AS IT LOOKS? Beth hasn't had sex in a year. Ruby feels like she's failing. Lauren's happiness is fake news. And it just takes one shocking event to make the truth come tumbling out... The bold and brilliant new novel from Dawn O'Porter, the bestselling author of The Cows.

Cows: The bold, brilliant and hilarious Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller

Cows: The bold, brilliant and hilarious Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller

Author: Dawn O'Porter Format: eBook Release Date: 06/04/2017

*THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*Fearlessly frank and funny, the debut adult novel from Dawn O'Porter needs to be talked about.COW [n.]/kaES/A piece of meat; born to breed; past its sell-by-date; one of the herd.Women don't have to fall into a stereotype.THE COWS is a powerful novel about three women. In all the noise of modern life, each needs to find their own voice.It's about friendship and being female.It's bold and brilliant.It's searingly perceptive.It's about never following the herd.And everyone is going to be talking about it.

Papierfliegerworte

Papierfliegerworte

Author: Dawn O'Porter Format: eBook Release Date: 24/04/2015

Auf einer winzigen Insel aufzuwachsen, ist nicht immer einfach - besonders, wenn man wie Flo und Renee keine beste Freundin an seiner Seite hat. Die beiden Madchen haben auf den ersten Blick nicht viel gemeinsam. Renee ist wild und impulsiv, Flo hingegen behalt ihre Gefuhle fur sich. Doch als Flo einen schrecklichen Verlust erlebt, ist es Renee, die ihr Halt gibt. Es ist der Beginn einer Freundschaft, die in aller Heimlichkeit stattfindet - und die ihr Leben verandern wird.

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