Charlotte Mendelson introduces her novel Almost English

"What is Charlotte Mendelson's new book about? It's about the terrible, terrible idea that because you are square and frumpy and not rich and totally clueless what you need to do to become a sophisticated person is get yourself to a posh, traditional English boarding school where everyone else is dim and blond and incredibly sophisticated and there you will magically become the person you want to be. I think we can all guess how that turns out..."