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The confidence trick of cosmetic surgery

I’m a troubled old feminist these days. Back in the ice age, when I read my first ¬†Germaine Greer and chucked out Just 17 in favour of Spare Rib, cosmetic surgery was pretty straightforward. It was something you did if you were (a) horribly disfigured or (b) rich and vain. Now it’s apparently a rite […]