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Like a Boy but Not a Boy
Like a Boy but Not a Boy

Explores gender expectations, being a non-binary parent and the sometimes funny and sometimes difficult task of living in…

Name Drop
Name Drop

A collection of hilarious and irreverent essays about experiences with Hollywood's most talked-about celebrities.

I Have Something to Tell You

This candid and tender memoir offers a story that is refreshingly different from what is normally served up by the…

Finding Latinx

A vital work of reportage, Finding Latinx calls on all of us to expand our understanding of what it means to be…

The Pull of the Stars

In an Ireland doubly ravaged by the Great War and influenza, three women caregivers come together to help patients and…

One Life

The Olympic gold medalist and two-time Women's World Cup champion describes her childhood in a conservative California…

Ace

An engaging exploration of what it means to be asexual in a world that's obsessed with sexual attraction, and what the…

Written in the Stars

After a disastrous blind date, Darcy fibs and says her latest set up was a success. 

Memorial

Japanese-American chef Mike and Black daycare teacher Benson begin reevaluating their stale relationship after Mike…

Plain Bad Heroines
Plain Bad Heroines

A century after the macabre deaths of several students at a New England girls' boarding school, the release of a…

Guillotine
Guillotine

This devastating and electrifying collection features an imagined multivoiced narrative at the U.S.-Mexican border and…

Save Yourself

A memoir that tackles issues of gender, sexuality, feminism and the Catholic childhood that prepared her for a career as…

My Sister
My Sister

A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters about transitioning, family, allyship and the path to self-realization.

Annabel

In 1968, in a remote part of Canada, a child is born-a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl, but both at…

Welcome to the Pine Away Motel and Cabins

A charming tale of a ramshackle roadside motel: a heartwarming story of love, friendship, community, and the art of…

Heaven

In arresting prose, Whitney writes of moving through homes around the country, of transness and, at the book's root, of…

Upright Women Wanted

The future American Southwest is full of bandits, fascists, and queer librarian spies on horseback trying to do the right…

The House in the Cerulean Sea

A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret. Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a…

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

The author's life story interwoven with that of Carson McCullers, creating a vital new portrait of one of America's most…

The Seep

When Trina's wife decides to reexperience her life from babyhood, Trina refuses to transition to the role of mother.

In the Dream House

A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties.

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