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…

Anthology Art Children's Fantasy Fiction Humanities Poetry Short Story Social Sciences

The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities

Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they’re looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to help create that community, YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens and early 20s. The…

Fiction Science Fiction Short Story Theory

Future Fatigue: Trans Intimacies and Trans Presents (or How to Survive the Interregnum)

This essay explores the ways that teleological narratives of transition come coupled with corresponding affective narratives that frame life “pre” transition as characterized by a reductively bleak emotional surround and cathect life “post” transition to a bright-sided promise of social ease, domestic comfort, and existential peace. Building on Lauren Berlant’s theorization of cruel optimism and…

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…

Children's Fiction

Double Exposure

Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas was raised as a boy, yet she knows something others don’t. She’s a girl. And after her dad dies, it becomes painfully obvious that she must prove it now—to herself and to the world. Born with ambiguous genitalia, Alyx has always felt a little different. But it’s after she sustains a terrible…