My Body Keeps Your Secrets: Dispatches on Shame and Reclamation

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: The Indigo Press

Published: 2nd Sep '21

£12.99

Lucia Osborne-Crowley writes about the secrets a body keeps, from gender identity, puberty, and menstruation to sexual pleasure; to pregnancy or its absence; and to darker secrets of abuse or violation. The voices of women, trans and non-binary people around the world cohere into an immersive polyphonic memoir of the young person’s body in 2021.

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Description

In her first full-length book, Lucia Osborne-Crowley, author of the acclaimed Mood Indigo essay I Choose Elena, writes about the secrets a body keeps, from gender identity, puberty and menstruation to sexual pleasure; to pregnancy or its absence; and to darker secrets of abuse, invasion or violation. The voices of women, trans and non-binary people around the world, and the author’s own deeply moving testimony, cohere into an immersive polyphonic memoir that tells the story of the young person’s body in 2021. In this boldly argued and widely researched work about reclaiming our bodies from shame, Osborne-Crowley establishes her credentials as a key intersectional feminist thinker of her generation.

Additional information

Weight 0.334 kg
Dimensions 22 × 138 × 216 mm
Page Count 256