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How Not To Be a Boy

A comedian's journey with masculinity and gender

By Robert Webb
15-minute read
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How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb

How Not To Be a Boy (2017) is writer and actor Robert Webb’s personal account of what it was like to grow up as a boy in rural England. In particular, what it was like to be the kind of boy who wasn’t all that into typically “manly” stuff. Webb’s tale is both a heartfelt autobiography and a humorously critical assessment of the pressures society can put on young men.

  • Readers who love a funny story
  • People opposed to gender stereotypes
  • Fans of Robert Webb and Peep Show

Robert Webb is a comedian and actor. He’s starred in several award-winning shows, including That Mitchell And Webb Look and Peep Show.

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