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Viv Albertine was a guitarist and lyricist for the punk band The Slits. She is also the author of two memoirs. Courtesy Faber & Faber hide caption

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Punk Legend And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy

"What we conjured up ... was that we weren't going to try and be this constructed ideal of femininity," Albertine says of her band's approach. She recently released a memoir, To Throw Away Unopened.

Viv Albertine was a guitarist and lyricist for the punk band The Slits. She is also the author of two memoirs. Courtesy Faber & Faber hide caption

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Punk Legend And Memoirist Viv Albertine On A Lifetime Of Fighting The Patriarchy

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