Talking to Women
by Nell Dunn
With an Introduction by Ali Smith
In 1964, Nell Dunn spoke to nine of her friends over a bottle of wine about men, sex, work, money, babies, freedom and love. Novelist Edna O'Brien remembers being 'very frightened' of having her nipples touched. The Pop Artist Pauline Boty says she got married to the 'first man I could talk very freely to'. Kathy Collier, who Dunn worked with in a Battersea sweet factory, confesses that she had thought about suicide. After more than forty years out of print, Talking to Women is still as sparkling, honest, profound, funny and wise as when it was first published. With a new afterword by Nell Dunn.
Publication: 28 May 2018
Extent: 170 pages
About Nell Dunn
Nell Dunn is the author of, among other things, Up the Junction (1963) and Poor Cow (1967), which were both made into films by Ken Loach, and the play Steaming (1981).