Detransition, Baby (Paperback)

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**LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021**
**February 2021 Book of the Month for Roxane Gay's Book Club**

A uniquely trans take on love, motherhood, and those exes who you just can't quit.

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?
 
Author: Torrey Peters
 
Paperback  Published 2 March 2022  368 pages
 
'So good I want to scream' - Carmen Maria Machado
 
'Irresistible ... Detransition, Baby is the first great trans realist novel'Guardian
 
'A voraciously knowing, compulsively readable novel' - Chris Kraus

'Tremendously funny and sexy as hell' - Juliet Jacques

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