Reviews : Nonfiction

'Willful Subjects’ by Sara Ahmed

Goldsmiths College professor and highly regarded race and cultural studies scholar Sara Ahmed offers an expanded study of the “feminist killjoy” in her new book, Willful Subjects…. read more

'Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves' edited by Zander Keig and Mitch Kellaway

Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves is an anthology of personal narratives by trans men in North America, spanning an array of perspectives, ethnicities, classes and ages. This anthology provides a space for trans men to share their experience of childhood, coming out, transitioning, relationships, family and what masculinity means to… read more

'Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire' by Amy Villarejo

What we see on the horde of screens that comprise and dictate the majority of our daily actions are vital in composing not only our personal narrative but also society’s at large. The importance of one of those screens, the television, has been such a longtime player in the representations of different societal, cultural, and… read more