The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts

Maggie Nelson

160 pages first pub 2015 (editions)

nonfiction feminism gender lgbtqia+ memoir challenging emotional reflective medium-paced
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An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts is a genre-bending memoir, a work of "autotheory" offering fresh, fierce, and timely thinking about desire, identity, and...

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reflective 89%
emotional 63%
challenging 53%
informative 37%
inspiring 24%
hopeful 21%
funny 12%
dark 7%
sad 5%
adventurous 3%
tense 3%
lighthearted 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 54%
slow 27%
fast 17%

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