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The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

Alternately unsettling and affirming, devastating and delicious, The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, is a new collection of essays on gender and identity by S. Bear Bergman that is irrevocably honest and endlessly illuminating. With humour and grace, these essays deal with issues from women’s spaces to the old boys’ network, from gay male…

Biography Drama Fiction

Middlesex

Middlesex tells the breathtaking story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family, who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City and the race riots of 1967 before moving out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse…

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Hung Jury: Testimonies of Genital Surgery by Transsexual Men

This pioneering anthology is the first of its kind, presenting raw, unadulterated testimonies of transsexual men’s experiences of sex reassignment surgery. The collection offers a comprehensive understanding of why transsexual men choose genital surgery and its trans-formative impact on their lives. Hung Jury has widespread appeal, catching the attention and interests of a wide and…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Acquadolce

«Ho vissuto molte vite dentro questo corpo. Ho vissuto molte vite prima che mi mettessero in questo corpo. Vivrò molte vite quando me ne tireranno fuori.»Ada è nata in Nigeria, in un villaggio di terra rossa, ma a diciotto anni si è trasferita negli Stati Uniti per studiare. È un’adolescente come tante: frequenta le lezioni,…

Drama Fantasy Fiction

Freshwater

An extraordinary debut novel, Freshwater explores the surreal experience of having a fractured self. It centers around a young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born “with one foot on the other side.” Unsettling, heartwrenching, dark, and powerful, Freshwater is a sharp evocation of a rare way…

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Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion

When “rights” go wrong. Does gay marriage support the right-wing goal of linking access to basic human rights like health care and economic security to an inherently conservative tradition? Will the ability of queers to fight in wars of imperialism help liberate and empower LGBT people around the world? Does hate-crime legislation affirm and strengthen…

Adventure Fantasy Fiction

Água Doce

Água doce (Freshwater), Akwaeke Emezi, da Nigéria, é um livro como nenhum outro. Com uma linguagem crua e, ao mesmo tempo, sensível, a obra celebra a possibilidade do ser múltiplo, os muitos “eus” que podem existir dentro de qualquer um. Ada sempre foi estranha. Quando criança, vivendo no sul da Nigéria, a família se preocupa…