Detransition, Baby

Detransition, Baby

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As heard on BBC Radio 4's Front Row * February 2021 Book of the Month for Roxane Gay's Book Club * 'Irresistible . . . Detransition, Baby is the first great trans realist novel' - Grace Lavery, Guardian * 'A voraciously knowing, compulsively readable novel' - Chris Kraus * 'Tremendously funny and sexy as hell' - Juliet Jacques

Reese nearly had it all: a loving relationship with Amy, an apartment in New York, a job she didn't hate. She'd scraped together a life previous generations of trans women could only dream of; the only thing missing was a child.

Then everything fell apart and three years on Reese is still in self-destruct mode, avoiding her loneliness by sleeping with married men. When her ex calls to ask if she wants to be a mother, Reese finds herself intrigued. After being attacked in the street, Amy de-transitioned to become Ames, changed jobs and, thinking he was infertile, started an affair with his boss Katrina.

Now Katrina's pregnant. Could the three of them form an unconventional family - and raise the baby together?


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