Author(s): Claire Dederer
Witty and heartfelt, clear-sighted and irreverent, Poser is the book that sane, sensible and intelligent mothers around the world have been waiting for
For fans of Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert, I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts On Being a Woman by Nora Ephron Over half a million people regularly attend yoga classes in the UK Claire Dederer has an established reputation writing for publications such as the New York Times
'Thank goodness for Claire Dederer, who has written the book we all need: the long-awaited funny, smart, clear-headed, thoughtful, truthful, and inspiring yoga memoir. To simplify my praise: I absolutely loved this book' - Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love 'A witty, irreverent, baggy account of her life ... This is a terrifically entertaining book. Whether you are a yoga addict, feminist or child of the Sixties, you'll love it' - Daily Telegraph 'An engaging, snappy writer...her book is a pleasure' - Guardian 'Whip-smart ... How yoga became an obsession, gave her insight she didn't know she lacked, and even began to threaten her happy marriage, she relates with wry humour and honesty' - Daily Mail
Claire Dederer is an essayist, critic and reporter. Her writing has appeared in Vogue, the New York Times, Slate, Yoga Journal, Real Simple and the Nation. She lives on an island near Seattle with her husband and their two children.