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 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 and the limit... read more

 

The Argonauts
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100 fascinating and brilliantly written stories about history's bravest, baddest but little known 'nasty' women from across the world.In the final debate of the 2016 US presidential election, Donald Trump leaned into the microphone as Hillary Clinton spo... read more

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100 Nasty Women of History
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 Biography and Memoir

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 Biography and Memoir

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 and drugs on the streets of Ma... 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 company of unknown women into the light: Alice Keppel was the mistress of both the second Lord Grimt... 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 her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men w... read more

A Cup of Water Under My Bed: A Memoir
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 Biography and Memoir

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, coupled with her unusual lack of the very English fear of social em... 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 the age of 51, thought h... 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. Moving from the corridors of the Sorbonne and the chestnut groves in the Limousin, to the cafes of Paris' Left... 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 Attic is today remembered more as a toxic, bitter survivor and literary fabulist, the woman of whom Mary... read more

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
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'I was written out of the family story. This book is my attempt to write myself, and my mother, back into it.' In this singular memoir, historian and biographer Jim Davidson writes about his fraught relationship with his authoritari... read more

A Fuhrer for a Father : The Domestic Face of Colonialism
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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 Experience with Surrogacy: Intended Fathers" is the moving true story of a gay couple's decision to ... read more

A Gay Couple's Journey Through Surrogacy: Intended Fathers
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