Dancing Barefoot: How to be Common

Glyn Brown

Ignite Books



ISBN: 9780993204494


Publication date: 11 July 2023



A conversation between one working-class woman trying to make her way in 21st century London and the seventeen women from history who drop by to show her what can be done, if you put your mind to it. ‘A real gem of a book’ Kate Mosse

Glyn Brown

Daughter of a builder and a cleaner, journalist Glyn Brown has written about music, books and film for the Guardian, Independent, Sunday Telegraph, Mojo, NME and Melody Maker; her idol Nick Cave, who when they met loathed rock hacks, called her ‘the one good cop’ (he probably revised this once she’d interviewed him for the sixth time). In between she’s been a cat feeder, dog walker, leaflet deliverer and has written marketing copy on everything from tractor tyres to toilet seats. Cheap white wine, fondly remembering smoking, reading and dancing barefoot in the kitchen make her enormously happy