Summer Fun

This is a heartbreaking yet hopeful addition to the growing canon of literature that celebrates the complexity of trans lives.

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Review of ‘Summer Fun’

It’s been nine years since the publication of Jeanne Thornton’s debut, The Dream of Doctor Bantam, and her second novel, Summer Fun, has been worth the wait. Dizzying and deliciously weird, it’s a sprawling yet intimate story about music, hidden trans histories and the transformative act of creation.

Gala, a trans woman living in small-town…

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