Trans & Gender Diverse Biography and Memoir

Awards:Winner of National Book Critics Circle Awards: Criticism 2015.

An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of 'autotheory' offering fresh, fierce and timely thinking about desire, identity ... read more


The Argonauts
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7 Miles a Second is the amazing story of legendary artist David Wojnarowicz, written during the last years before his AIDS-related death in 1992 and drawn by James Romberger. The graphic novel portrays Wojnarowicz's childhood of prostitution... read more

7 Miles a Second
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"A Book of Secrets" is a masterfully atmospheric treasure-trove of hidden lives, uncelebrated achievements and family mysteries. Acclaimed biographer Michael Holroyd peers into dusty corners to bring a comp... read more

A Book of Secrets: Illegitimate Daughters, Absent Fathers
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A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life   In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught h... read more

A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir
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Lynn Barber, by her own admission, has always suffered from a compelling sense of nosiness. An exceptionally inquisitive child she constantly questioned everyone she knew about imitate details of their lives. This talent for nosiness, coupl... read more

A Curious Career
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'I loved A Curious Friendship. Anna Thomasson, in her first book, has brilliantly captured this strange coterie.' Sir Roy StrongThe winter of 1924: Edith Olivier, alone for the first time at th... read more

A Curious FriendshipThe Story of a Bluestocking and a Bright Young Thing
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A Dangerous Liaison tells the intense, passionate and sometimes painful story of how two brilliant free-thinkers - and rivals - came to share a relationship that was to last over fifty years. Mo... read more

A Dangerous Liaison : A biography of Jean-Paul Sartre & Simone de Beauvoir
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Lillian Hellman was a giant of twentieth-century letters and a groundbreaking figure as one of the most successful female playwrights on Broadway. Yet the author of The Little Foxes and Toys in the... read more

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
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Surrogacy's been coldly and unjustifiably called baby buying and baby selling. But those insensitive terms do not tell the inspiring tale of a couple fiercely wanting to become parents. "A Gay Couple's Exp... read more

A Gay Couple's Journey Through Surrogacy: Intended Fathers
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An intimate portrait of Stephen Spender's extraordinary life written by Matthew Spender, shifting between memoir and biography, with new insights drawn from personal recollections and his father's copious unpublishe... read more

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A House in St John's Wood In Search of My Parents
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In "A Human Eye", one of America's most distinguished poets explores the complex relationship between art and social justice. Over more than three decades, Rich's essays have been praised for their lucidity, courage, and range of concerns. She e... read more

A Human Eye
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