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Top Ten Nonlocal Books of 2015

Top Ten Nonlocal Books of 2015

1. Maggie Nelson, "The Argonauts" (Graywolf Press) Part love poem, lit-theory crash course, and parenting guide, this memoir embraces fluidity and queerness along with Maggie Nelson's desire to exemplify—to the fullest extent—her identities as a lover, writer, and mother. When her partner Harry Dodge decided to start testosterone therapy, she was, at first, nervous about how it would change him (or their relationship), but she realized that this change is necessary for Harry. Then there were the challenges when Nelson was trying to get pregnant, as well as her anxiety about losing her sense of self once she became a mother. Carefully weaving in ideas...

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