Book Review | Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters

Set in modern-day New York, Detransition, Baby is a detailed portrayal of the multiplicity of motherhood and queer relationships, analysed through the lens of three trans and cis women. It’s about the messiness and scope of gender identity in a gender limiting world, the complexity of trans modes of being, as it explores the murky depths of taboo and humanity.

Detransition, Baby was longlisted for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction. This edition was published in 2022 by Serpent’s Tail.

Detransition, Baby was a transgressive and irresistible read, unafraid to push boundaries, to be distinctively unconventional and to hope for more. Click here to read the full review on LoveReading

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