But what if I am that kind of girl?

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I am sometimes cynical and that cynicism makes me suspicious of the success of people like Lena Dunham. I read the work other cynics (I’m looking at you Gawker); this adds to my suspicion of the success of people like Lena Dunham. So imagine my surprise at learning that Lena Dunham is intelligent, engaging, charming, funny and entirely deserving of her success. At last night’s reading and interview about Not That Kind of Girl at the Toronto Public Library I had a fantastic time listening to a smart and thoughtful person answer questions and I’m not afraid to say so.

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Rainbow Rowell and Elaine Lui at the TPL

Rainbow Rowell and Elaine Lui at the TPL

Tonight (May 8th, 2014) Elaine Lui (that’s Lainey Gossip to you) will be interviewing Rainbow Rowell (of Eleanor & Park fame) at the Northern District Branch of the Toronto Public Library. AND you’ll be able to purchase Rowell’s and Lui’s excellent books at the event.