Books exploring our identity through love, sex, and romance

Nothing But My Body

Nothing But My Body

Tilly Lawless

A thought-provoking, discomforting and beautiful novel about love, obsession, community and friendship.

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 Read reviewAs Beautiful As Any Other: A Memoir of My Body

As Beautiful As Any Other: A Memoir of My Body

Kaya Wilson

When Kaya Wilson came out to his parents as transgender, a year after a near-death surfing accident and just weeks before his father's death, he was met with a startling family history of concealed queerness and shame.

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Kink

Kink

R.O. Kwon, Garth Greenwell

Kink is a groundbreaking anthology of literary short fiction exploring love and desire, BDSM, and interests across the sexual spectrum, edited by lauded writers R.O. Kwon and Garth Greenwell, and featuring a roster of all-star...

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 Read reviewLate Bloomer: How an Autism Diagnosis Changed My Life

Late Bloomer: How an Autism Diagnosis Changed My Life

Clem Bastow

Clem Bastow grew up feeling like she'd missed a key memo on human behaviour. Then at age 36 she received a life-changing diagnosis: she was autistic.

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Take Care

Take Care

Eunice Andrada

The poems in Take Care explore what it means to survive within systems not designed for tenderness

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A History of My Brief Body

A History of My Brief Body

Billy-Ray Belcourt

A dazzling collection of personal essays from internationally acclaimed First Nations Canadian writer Billy-Ray Belcourt, who mines his own personal history to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be.

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Sarahland

Sarahland

Sam Cohen

Queer, dirty, insightful, and so funny (Andrea Lawlor), this coyly revolutionary debut story collection imagines new origins and futures for its cast of unforgettable protagonists -- almost all of whom are named Sarah.

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 Read reviewFound, Wanting

Found, Wanting

Natasha Sholl

This is a book for anyone who has ever loved someone who has died. Or who has ever loved someone. Because grief is the language of love, after all.

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 Read reviewEating with My Mouth Open

Eating with My Mouth Open

Sam van Zweden

Eating with My Mouth Open is food writing like you've never seen before: honest, brave, and exceptionally tasty. Lyrically written, Sam van Zweden offers a millennial response to classic food writers, revelling in body positivity...

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 Read reviewA Room Called Earth

A Room Called Earth

Madeleine Ryan

A brilliant debut from a neurodivergent author that shows the magical, sensitive world of a woman on the autism spectrum.    

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 Read reviewHow We Love: Notes on a Life

How We Love: Notes on a Life

Clementine Ford

A deeply personal exploration of love in all its forms from a feminist icon and bestselling author of Fight Like a Girl and Boys Will Be Boys.

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 Read reviewHow to Make a Basket

How to Make a Basket

Jazz Money

A powerful and lyrical collection of poetry by the winner of the 2020 David Unaipon Award.

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 Read reviewMy Body Keeps Your Secrets

My Body Keeps Your Secrets

Lucia Osborne-Crowley

A widely researched and boldly argued work about reclaiming our bodies from shame from a key intersectional feminist thinker of a new generation

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 Read reviewStone Fruit

Stone Fruit

Lee Lai

An exhilarating and tender debut graphic novel that is an ode to the love and connection shared among three women and the child they all adore.

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 Read reviewThe Secret to Superhuman Strength

The Secret to Superhuman Strength

Alison Bechdel

From the author of Fun Home, a profoundly affecting graphic memoir of Bechdel's lifelong love affair with exercise, set against a hilarious chronicle of fitness fads in our times

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Dissolve

Dissolve

Nikki Gemmell

This story of a writer finding her voice, struggling to have a room of her own, is the story of ALL women finding space for themselves against the 'very important men' in their lives. It's the story of every woman's life.

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 Read reviewMy Year of Living Vulnerably

My Year of Living Vulnerably

Rick Morton

From Rick Morton, the author of the bestselling, critically acclaimed memoir One Hundred Years of Dirt comes a dazzlingly brilliant book about love, trauma and recovery, My Year of Living Vulnerably.

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Milk Blood Heat

Milk Blood Heat

Dantiel W. Moniz

One of the hottest US debuts of 2021, Milk Blood Heat is a breakout collection of stories about race, sex, love, death, and the intimate wonders and violences of the female body.

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Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and Sons

Dear Son: Letters and Reflections from First Nations Fathers and Sons

Thomas Mayor

Dear Son shares heartfelt letters written by First Nations men about life, masculinity, love, culture and racism.

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 Read reviewMilk Fed

Milk Fed

Melissa Broder

A scathingly funny, wildly erotic and fiercely imaginative story about food, sex and god from the Women's Prize longlisted author of The Pisces. 

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Vociferate

Vociferate

Emily Sun

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Detransition, Baby

Detransition, Baby

Torrey Peters

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

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 Read reviewMuddy People: A Memoir

Muddy People: A Memoir

Sara El Sayed

A hilarious, heartwarming memoir of growing up and becoming oneself in an Egyptian Muslim family

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Black is the Body

Black is the Body

Emily Bernard

In twelve intensely personal, interconnected essays, Emily Bernard sets out to tell stories from her life that enable her to talk about truth, race, family and relationships, and much more.

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 Read reviewStars in their Eyes

Stars in their Eyes

Jessica Walton, Aska

In this debut graphic novel, pop culture-obsessed Maisie can't wait to get to her first Fancon. But being a queer, disabled teenager with chronic pain comes with challenges. Can Maisie make it through the day without falling over,...

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The Lost Arabs

The Lost Arabs

Omar Sakr

Award-winning Arab Australian poet Omar Sakr presents a pulsating collection of poetry that interrogates the bonds and borders of family, faith, queerness, and nationality.       

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Fairest

Fairest

Meredith Talusan

An immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love --

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Old Seems to be Other People

Old Seems to be Other People

Lily Brett

Sparkling with wit and wisdom, Old Seems to be Other People is a collection of essays by Lily Brett that explores the hilarity, challenges and poignancy of getting older. Stories are simultaneously hilarious, serious and utterly...

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Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

Patricia Lockwood

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All About Yves: Notes from a Transition

All About Yves: Notes from a Transition

Yves Rees

A timely and thought-provoking memoir about the trans experience.

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 Read reviewTwo-Week Wait: An IVF story

Two-Week Wait: An IVF story

Luke Jackson, Kelly Jackson, Mara Wild

An original graphic novel based on the IVF stories of its husband-and-wife authors and the 1-in-50 couples around the world like them.

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 Read reviewThe Right to Sex

The Right to Sex

Amia Srinivasan

Essential lessons on the world we live in, from one of our greatest young thinkers - a guide to what everybody is talking about today

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