Drama Fiction

Zeina, bacha posh (Littérature) (French Edition)

Née à Kaboul, Zeina n’a que trois ans à la mort de son père. Selon une coutume ancestrale, elle sera une bacha posh, une fille déguisée en garçon, seul moyen de survivre à la honte d’une famille de femmes dans un pays où elles ne peuvent se déplacer qu’accompagnées d’un homme.À la puberté, elle refuse…

Drama Fiction

Bow Grip: A Novel

Ivan E. Coyote is one of North America’s most beguiling storytellers and the author of three story collections, including Loose End, which was shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Award for Fiction in 2006. Bow Grip, Coyote’s first novel, is a breathtaking story about love and loneliness; in it, a good-hearted, small-town mechanic struggles to deal with…

Drama Fiction Humanities Journal/Diary

I Love Dick

A self-described failed filmmaker falls obsessively in love with her theorist-husband’s colleague: a manifesto for a new kind of feminism and the power of first-person narration. In I Love Dick, published in 1997, Chris Kraus, author of Aliens & Anorexia, Torpor, and Video Green, boldly tore away the veil that separates fiction from reality and…

Biography Drama Fiction

Darryl

Darryl Cook is a man who seems to have everything: a quiet home in Western Oregon, a beautiful wife, and a lot of friends to fuck her while he watches. But as he explores the cuckolding lifestyle, he finds himself tugging at threads that threaten to unravel his marriage, his town, and himself. With empathy…

Biography Comedy Drama Fiction

The Slow Fix

The first three story collections by Ivan E. Coyote featured insightful, deeply personal tales about gender, identity, and community, based on their own experiences growing up queer in Canada’s North. Ivan’s most recent book, Bow Grip, was their first novel; it was shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Prize for Women’s Fiction, was named a Stonewall Honor…

Critique Drama Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences

The Controversy Surrounding The Man Who Would Be Queen: A Case History of the Politics of Science, Identity, and Sex in the Internet Age

In 2003, psychology professor and sex researcher J. Michael Bailey published a book entitled The Man Who Would Be Queen: The Science of Gender-Bending and Transsexualism. The book’s portrayal of male-to-female (MTF) transsexualism, based on a theory developed by sexologist Ray Blanchard, outraged some transgender activists. They believed the book to be typical of much…

Biography Drama Essay Journal/Diary Nonfiction

Chelsea Girls

This series of 28 autobiographical tales reflects the various stages of the author’s life. The early stories depict the pain and poignancy of a young girl’s adolescence in the 1960s. Growing up in a Catholic family in Boston, the narrator witnesses the death of her alcoholic father. The later stories take place in New York…