But when Hiroji vanishes, Janie’s wounds are ripped open all over again, and she must find a way to exist in a world that is haunted by all that has gone missing.
void then this is the must-read fall nonfiction pick to add to the pile.
That is the question at the center of this — yes, we’re going to say it — By Madeliene Thien Out October 3As a child, Janie was subjected to terrible violence carried out by the Khmer Rouge and robbed of everything, and everyone, she loved; three decades later, resettled in Montreal, she still bears the scars of that past.
Leaving her son and husband behind, Janie moves into the home of her friend, the scientist Hiroji Matsui, and for a time they are able to find comfort in their shared pain.
When her path crosses with Dexter Stiles' once again, Anna starts to understand what she witnessed that day at his home by the shore — and the secrets behind her father's sudden vanishing act.
A young woman can’t find the right words while accompanying her best friend to get an abortion.
We may be living in a Golden Age of television, where you can hang out on the couch and watch hours of award-winning series that are legitimately stimulating and not feel even the tiniest bit guilty about it. It's our go-to Sunday afternoon plan.)That's why we're issuing a challenge: Stop downloading Netflix series to your phone to watch when you're bored at work, between classes, or at the bar with a particularly lame Tinder date. And if you need some ideas for which titles to bring along wherever you go — well, we've got some suggestions... This book is bound to be a new school classic among narratives about gender, sexuality, and the quest for self-understanding.
By Andrea Lawlor Out November 1Paul is a gender fluid jack-of-all trades, a 22-year-old college dropout trying to understand his own shifting identity. begins in the wee hours of the morning in Los Angeles, when a naked man darts across the freeway.
comes a period thriller with noir verve that we couldn’t get out of our minds…One day, 12 year-old Anna Kerrigan accompanies her dad to see a mysterious man named Dexter Stiles — who, though she doesn’t quite understand at the time, is crucial to her family’s survival.
Years later, Anna’s dad has disappeared, and she’s gone to work at the Brooklyn Naval Yard, taking the place of American men who are off fighting in World War II battlefields.
Set in America in the early ‘90s, is an LGBTQ coming-of-age narrative that takes the reader on a winding journey: from ACT UP meetings in New York City to dinner parties in Provincetown and myriad corners of culture at the height of the AIDS epidemic.