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LGBTQ Book Club at Waterstones TCR | Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques

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Join us for our monthly discussion of the classic and contemporary queer fiction. Led by bookseller Nick Cordingly, February's club will discuss Juliet Jacques' unflinchingly honest account of her transition, Trans: A Memoir (Verso).

In July 2012, aged thirty, Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery-a process she chronicled with unflinching honesty in a serialised national newspaper column. Trans tells of her life to the present moment: a story of growing up, of defining yourself, and of the rapidly changing world of gender politics.

Fresh from university, eager to escape a dead-end job and launch a career as a writer, she navigates the treacherous waters of a world where, even in the liberal and feminist media, transgender identities go unacknowledged, misunderstood or worse.

Revealing, honest, humorous, and self-deprecating, Trans includes an epilogue with Sheila Heti, author of How Should a Person Be?

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