“The mark of a good book for me is a book that I can’t hold onto because I give away every copy I own over and over again,” says Zackary Drucker, the transgender performance artist whose work explores gender, identity, and what it means to be human. Beyond art, her work has led her to television, where she finds herself a co-producer and sometime actor on Amazon’s Golden Globe-winning series, Transparent.
Below are Zackary Drucker’s favorite books, available to purchase as a set or individually.
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger
Kate Bornstein addresses parts of her personal story that she had previously never talked about, including her childhood, her path to and escape from Scientology, and into a life of gender and sexual freedom. It is like having a spontaneous and often outrageous conversation with your dear old auntie who’s into S&M and radical gender play.
Walking Through Clear Water in a Pool Painted Black
Cookie Mueller is an enigmatic character in counterculture history, a talented writer, commentator, muse, actor, and overall renaissance woman. This collection of writings is her succinct rendering of an explosive life lived.
My Mother: Demonology
Kathy Acker was a punk-rock, post-modern writer-artist and she wrote this piece after her mother died. The title says all there is to know about her feelings towards her mother. Acker’s writing coalesces to its most epic as she reinvents, bends, and destroys language, to build a world that is a complete psychological immersion and creative experience. Her books are a gift to humanity.
$177.90 The Voice Is All: The Lonely Victory Of Jack Kerouac
$150.74 White Tiger
$271.90 Mil Besos
$139.80 Jacob’s Room
$185.80 Lightning: A Novel
$171.84 The Odyssey
$159.79 The Argonauts
$283.84 The Story of Design
Charlotte and Peter Fiell
Cortney Burns and Nick Balla
$148.92 Dining with the Maharajas: A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition
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