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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard
    Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens - by Eddie Izzard

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405922012 | ISBN 10: 140592201x

    A memoir of love, death and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard's fabulous Believe Me is his one and only autobiography...   'I know why I'm doing all this,' I said. 'Everything I do in life is trying to get her back. I think if I do enough things... that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trumpet by Jackie Kay
    Trumpet - by Jackie Kay

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447289494 | ISBN 10: 1447289498

    This is the story of Joss Moody, a female jazz trumpet player who disguises herself as a man, and leads a complete life in her male guise - even marrying a woman and fostering a child.  It's this child - Moody's son - who relates the her story afte ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Petticoat Men by Barbara Ewing
    The Petticoat Men - by Barbara Ewing

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781859834 | ISBN 10: 1781859833

    The Victorian gossipmongers called them The Petticoat Men. But to young Mattie Stacey they are Freddie and Ernest, her gentlemen lodgers. She doesn't care that they dress up in sparkling gowns to attend society balls as 'Fanny and Stella'. She only c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fanny and Stella: The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England by Neil McKenna
    Fanny and Stella: The Young Men Who Shocked Victorian England - by Neil McKenna

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571231911 | ISBN 10: 0571231918

    The gripping story of the trial that shook Victorian England - a tale of cross-dressing, cross-examinations and the invention of camp. Fanny and Stella - two very alluring ladies-about-town - were not ordinary young women. They were young men who ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grayson Perry: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl by Wendy Jones
    Grayson Perry: Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl - by Wendy Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780099485162 | ISBN 10: 0099485168

    Intimate, funny, unsettling autobiography by one of Britain's most talented and provocative artists, written in his own voice by a close friend.  'I was a child who was a cuckoo in the nest', Grayson says. In his bedroom not a scrap of wallpape ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self Made Man: My Year Disguised as a Man by Norah Vincent
    Self Made Man: My Year Disguised as a Man - by Norah Vincent

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843545040 | ISBN 10: 1843545047

    Norah Vincent really did date women as a guy named Ned, retreat to a monastery, infiltrate a men's therapy group, get a job in a testosterone-fuelled office and join a bowling league where, even as the worst player on her team, the other fellows stil ... more

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  • Cover image of book Misfortune by Wesley Stace
    Misfortune - by Wesley Stace

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099468448 | ISBN 10: 0099468441

    Lord Loveall, hertofore heirless lord of the sprawling Love Hall, is the richest man in England. He arrives home one morning with a most unusual package - a baby that he presents as the inheritor to the family name and fortune. In honour of his belov ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Husband Betty: Love, Sex and  Life with a Crossdresser by Helen Boyd
    My Husband Betty: Love, Sex and Life with a Crossdresser - by Helen Boyd

    £13.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781560255154 | ISBN 10: 1560255153

    My Husband Betty is the first book to explore the relationship of crossdressing men and their female partners. Known traditionally as tranvestites, men like Helen Boyd's husband are starting to come out and win the respect of friends, family, and soc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Normal by Amy Bloom
    Normal - by Amy Bloom

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747564560 | ISBN 10: 0747564566

    What does it mean to be male or female? Is who we are determined by sex or gender?  Novelist and psychotherapist Amy Bloom takes us on an intimate and and humourous journey into the world of transsexuals, crossdressers and hermaphrodites, a grou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossing: A Memoir by Deirdre N. McCloskey
    Crossing: A Memoir - by Deirdre N. McCloskey

    £19.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780226556697 | ISBN 10: 0226556697

    A renowned economist and historian, a husband and father, Donald McCloskey (now Deirdre) had crossdressed for years without wanting more. But at age fifty-two a sense that he was denying his real identity grew to the point where he knew he had to bec ... more

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