A humorous guide to everything redhead, from pop culture to history to fashion.
Erin la Rosa is a writer and performer living in Los Angeles. As a writer for BuzzFeed, she frequently writes about the perils and triumphs of being a redhead. Before BuzzFeed, Erin worked for the comedy websites Funny or Die and MadAtoms, as well as E!s Fashion Police, Wetpaint, and Ecorazzi. Erin has appeared on CNN, Headline News, Jimmy Kimmel, and The Today Show on behalf of BuzzFeed.
"The definitive redhead book." --CBS Chicago"Fascinating . . .
[A] fun, trivia-filled tome." --LA Weekly
"Fascinating facts fill the new tome The Big Redhead Book." --The New York Post
"The Big Redhead Book . . . lists some pretty impressive facts about rangas--including that we have superpowers." --Marie Claire"The Big Redhead Book tells the fascinating history, science, and culture of red hair. La Rosa's genuinely interesting ginger facts, coupled with her quick wit, will have you laughing out loud with redheads, not at them. It might even make you want to dye your hair." --HelloGiggles"Hilarious storyteller Erin la Rosa . . . uses photos, illustrations, lists and charts to deliver this rare and exclusive peek behind the curtains of red hair. . . . This book is so jam-packed with ginger goodness that it's surprising that you can actually close it. So whether you're a natural redhead or simply an admirer of them, take a nosey into the treasured world of red hair, ginger genetics and all the glorious quirks that come with being a redhead. Keep it on your coffee table, by your bedside, and in your heart." --Ginger Parrot"Our time has come. A glorious roller-disco of a romp through every redhead and every redhead moment in pop-culture today, and a ginger call to arms--startling, surprising, intriguing, revealing; sassy and brave, and funny with it. Buy a copy for your redhead friends; buy two for any redhead enemy." --Jacky Colliss Harvey, author of Red: A History of the Redhead"Smart, funny, original, fun to read . . . A great summer read, regardless of what color your hair is. A book you'll carry in your bag until you've read the last page, even if you don't usually read books. Erin La Rosa has achieved that rare fusion of insight and entertainment that we may not really need, but desperately want." --Gina B. Nahai, author of Cry of the Peacock, Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith, Sunday's Silence, and Caspian Rain
"Who knew that living la vida roja was so special? After reading this witty and insightful book, I was close to pleading with my hairdresser to color my unexciting brunette locks a dazzling shade of red." --Delia Cabe, author of Storied Bars of New York: Where Literary Luminaries Go to Drink"This is no book--it's a bible. . . . Erin's writing is witty, engaging and relevant. . . . If you're looking for a heavy dose of ginger pride, unbridled hilarity and a matchless redhead guide, get your hands on it!" --Redhead Inc."Perfect for my (former) fellow redheads! . . . It's all done with sharp wit and surrounded by interesting statistics and fun quotes from notable figures. . . . The entire book is clever, funny, and informative. Even if you're not a redhead and don't plan on becoming one anytime soon--it's still a good and enjoyable read." --Blondie Birdie