Reviews

  • A brave, thoughtful and timely book -- calming and inspiring on our different relationships with our bodies, and vitally compassionate on trans rights

    Naomi Alderman
  • Insightful and wise, generous and kind

    David Nicholls
  • The most moving and real account of a person’s relationship with their body I have ever read… A book with a wild, deep, joyous, tender love of people at its heart

    Emma Jane Unsworth
  • A raw, heartbreaking, uplifting memoir about reinvention, being a woman and love in all its forms. An important book, beautifully written

    Kate Davies, author of In at the Deep End
  • Alexandra Heminsley understands what it is to be a woman in a world that judges us, our bodies, and the experience of these bodies, in every way and at all times... Charting her journey to her own body through loss, heartache and trauma, alongside love, friendship and hope, she suggests that each of us might find our own way to embody our deepest truths, and that we might do so with generosity to others on their own journey

    Stella Duffy
  • A much needed clarion call for greater empathy, compassion and respect for humanity

    Daisy Buchanan
  • Wise, kind, funny, sad and beautifully written. Everyone who occupies a human body should read it

    Erin Kelly
  • A gorgeous open-hearted read but also a vital, instructive one

    Caroline Sanderson, Bookseller
  • A treatise on empathy and grace in extraordinary circumstances

    Jojo Moyes

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