Lesbian & Bi Biography and Memoir

Series:Vintage Feminism Short Editions Ser.

Vintage Feminism- classic feminist texts in short form WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JEANETTE WINTERSON 'What conditions are necessary for the creation of works of art?' Security, confidence, independence, a degree of prosperity - a room of one's own. All things... read more

September 2018

A Room of One's Own
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Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, created mostly by Acker herself. In this first, fully authorized biography, Kraus appro... read more

After Kathy Acker: A Biography
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Prolific and widely renowned, Eileen Myles is a trailblazer whose decades of literary and artistic work "set a bar for openness, frankness, and variability few lives could ever match" (New York Review of Books). This newest book paints a kaleidoscopic por... read more

April 2018

Afterglow: A Dog Memoir
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Berlin 1942. Lilly Wust, twenty-nine, married, four children, led a life as did millions of German women. But then she met the twenty-one-year-old Felice Schragenheim.
It was love almost at first sight. Aimée (Lilly) and Jaguar... read more

November 2015

Aimee & Jaguar: A Love Story, Berlin 1943
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One woman s journey to find herself through juicing, veganism, and love, as she went from fat to thin and from feeding her emotions to feeding her soul. 
From the extra pounds and unrelenting bullies that left her eating lunch alone i... read more

Always Too Much and Never Enough
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 Lesbian & Bi Biography and Memoir

*Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction 2016* Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything - until it wasn't. For August and her girls, sharing... read more

Another Brooklyn
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 Graphic Novels

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon. Now, a second thrilling tale of filial sleuthery, this time about her mother: voracious reader, music lover, passionate amateur actor. Also a woman, unhappily married to a closeted gay man, whose artist... read more

From the best-selling author of Fun Home, Time magazine’s No. 1 Book of the Year, a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be.

Are You My Mother?
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 Womens Studies

Awards:Long-listed for Indie Book of the Year - Non-Fiction 2016 (Australia).

"It is night. They move with such stealth they could be almost floating along the road. I can't see faces, just the outline of their movement. But when the moon drifts out from behind a cloud, bathing the road in an urgent sort of light, I see how they're all gazing up towards me.... read more


Bad Behaviour
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Shortlisted for the Whitbread Biography Award 2003 Patricia Highsmith - author of Stranger on a Train and The Talented Mr Ripley - had more than her fair share of secrets. During her life, she felt uncomfortable about discussing the source of her fiction and refused to answer questions about her priva... read more

Out of Print

Beautiful Shadow : A life of Patricia Highsmith
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'Becoming Nicole is a powerful and illuminating book about one couple's journey in coming to accept and nurture their transgender daughter. It's a page turner and a heart opener. I couldn't recommend it more... read more

June 2017

Becoming Nicole: The Extraordinary Transformation of an Ordinary Family
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 Lesbian & Bi Biography and Memoir

Awards:Best Book in Transgender Studies, 2005  Winner, Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies (CLAGS), NY 2005 Lambda Literary Award Finalist

Written by a leading activist in the transgender movement, Becoming a Visible Man is an artful and compelling inquiry into the politics of gender. Jamison Green combines candid autobiography with informed analysis to offer unique insight into the multiple... read more

Becoming a Visible Man
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Aristocrat, literary celebrity, 'Rose Queen', devoted wife, lesbian, recluse, iconoclast - Vita Sackville-West was many things, but she was never straightforward. Her life is re-told here in a dazzling new biography.
In this stunning new biography of Vita Sackville-West, Matthew Dennison traces ... read more

Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West
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