Here at last comes the new book. Look for us on the TODAY SHOW this Friday morning between 8 and 9, and on ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS that night. Likewise gird yourself for a spread in PEOPLE coming out on Wednesday, and interviews and articles in yahoo.com, and The Atlantic, all coming next week.
I’ll be doing a goodreads Q and A Tomorrow, Wednesday May 1.
You can buy the book- as well as the 10th anniversary edition of SHE’S NOT THERE–with a new afterword from me and a new epilogue by my wife Deedie “Grace” Boylan– from a variety of booksellers here.
In the meantime, here’s a really nice review from Edge magazine.
“The memoir “Stuck In The Middle With You” by the New York Times bestseller Jennifer Finney Boylan deals with prejudice and that poisoned chalice of unfair judgment in such a way that will penetrate even the most cynical and critical reader. Written softly with a clement fondle or nuzzle the, now, mother of two is both funny and harrowing – a balance so difficult to perfect.
After being a father for six children and then undergoing a surgery as a transgender, Jennifer Finney Boylan uses this opportunity with her latest book to discuss parenting from a completely new angle; a perspective so absolutely necessary in this day and age of gender discussion that has infiltrated what we comfortably can call human equality or basic human rights. Not only has she kept her kids names in the book as they are (by their request), but also she has clawed deeply into the experiences of being a father figure (from the sports field) and a mother figure (making lunch bags) while dealing with all the emotional wrenching that comes with both… click here to read the rest!
Sincere thanks to everyone who brought me to this point, including editors and publicists at Random House, but most of all my wonderful family– Deedie, Zach, and Sean. And brother Todd and sister Susie. You are all angels.