Elisabeth Wynhausen's books include the memoir Manly Girls and Dirt Cheap: Life at the Wrong End of the Job Market, which was shortlisted for the 2005 NSW Premier's Literary Awards.
"MUP has repackaged an old fashioned and unsexy genre to make essays modish and exciting." --Weekend Australian
[Wynhausen] has given us a paen of love, potted biography and a meditation on this admirable but neglected trait." --Canberra Times