Book review: Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent
The woman who found it hard to be a man
In going undercover as a man the New York-based journalist Norah Vincent attempted to gain an insight into the life of the straight white male. Published in 2006, her book documents 18 months spent immersed in various male cultural settings while disguised as the opposite sex.
With the help of a makeup artist friend, Vincent, a lesbian and self-described…