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No Need to Apologise, Alas

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer HarperCollins, 2016, 336 pages, $29.99   A few years ago, Amy Schumer was a successful comedian. More recently, she has become some sort of feminist messiah. Her tweets, interviews and public sightings send the pop-culture press into a frenzy of adoration. Last year, while her popularity was exploding, she managed to renegotiate the advance on her autobiography from $1 million to a record breaking $8 million. Sadly, the most interesting, controversial moment in Amy Schumer’s career isn’t covered at all in The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo. Last year,…

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