Zoë Heller: Girl Talk, 19 February 1998
Show More Animal Husbandry by Laura Zigman.
Hutchinson, 304 pp., £10, January 1998, 0 09 180219 9Show More
Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding.
Picador, 310 pp., £5.99, June 1997, 0 330 33277 5Show More
Does My Bum Look Big in This? by Arabella Weir.
Hodder, 246 pp., £5.99, March 1998, 9780340689486Show More
“... life. But the FFPN is not confined to the broadsheet. It has also flowered into book form. In Laura Zigman’s Animal Husbandry, a narrator called Jane Goodall, a funny, smart, insecure talk-show producer, relates the events of the year in which she fell in love with her boss (a specious creep called Ray), got dumped by her boss and eventually mended ...”