Flash Count Diary

A New Story About the Menopause

Darcey Steinke
AUD $22.99

An unprecedented exploration of menopause from the author of the cult classic, Suicide Blonde.

Menopause hit Darcey Steinke hard. First came hot flushes. Then insomnia. Then depression. As she struggled to understand what was happening to her, she slammed up against a culture of silence and sexism. Some promoted hormone replacement therapy, others encouraged acceptance, but there was little that offered a path to understanding menopause in an engaged way.

Flash Count Diary is a powerful exploration into aspects of menopause that have rarely been written about. It is a deeply feminist book, honest about the intimations of mortality that menopause signals but also an argument for the ascendency, beauty and power of the post-reproductive years in women's lives.

Author bio:

Darcey Steinke is the author of five novels including Sister Golden Hair, Jesus Saves, Up Through the Water, Milk and Suicide Blonde, and a memoir Easter Everywhere. Her books have been translated into ten languages.

@Darcey Steinke | darceysteinke.com

Category: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781786898128
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: March 2020
Page Extent: 240
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Women's health