A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt

A History of My Brief Body

Billy-Ray Belcourt

nonfiction essays lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

142 pages | first published 2020

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The youngest ever winner of the Griffin Prize mines his personal history in a brilliant new essay collection seeking to reconcile the world he was born into with the world that could be.For readers of Ocean Vuong and Maggie Nelson and fans of Hear...
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reflective 89%
emotional 83%
challenging 65%
informative 36%
dark 28%
sad 27%
hopeful 18%
inspiring 17%
tense 8%
funny 3%
mysterious 1%


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slow 33%
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