The ‘Trans’ Book I Could Not Stop Talking About This Year – Alltransinfo

The ‘Trans’ Book I Could Not Stop Talking About This Year

Trenton Makes, the new novel by Tadzio Koelb (a translator, creative writing instructor, and book reviewer for The New York Times) is about Abe Kunstler, a post-World War II factory worker unraveled by his obsession with appearing to be a certain kind of man  —  and hiding the fact that he’s not.

Abe, designated female at birth, adopts a male persona for most of his life  —  he is referred to as “she” in two passages that bookend that life, the moments leading to his decision to become Abe and the moment his “disguise” is discovered by medical professionals, at which point heseemingly reverts to female.

Read More: https://www.advocate.com/books/2018/11/01/trans-book-i-could-not-stop-talking-about-year

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