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Bad Habit

Service95 Recommends Bad Habit by Alana S Portero, translated by Mara Faye Lethem

Bad Habit

Alana S Portero and Mara Faye Lethem

Service95 Recommends Bad Habit by Alana S Portero, translated by Mara Faye Lethem. Follow an unnamed trans woman as she confronts the tension between gender and class. Discover Bad Habit and other reviews with Service95 Recommends

What We Say: “A sublime coming-of-age story about a young trans woman in Madrid. Debut author Alana Portero deftly intertwines issues of class, identity and belonging in a work of astonishing beauty and pain, aided by a cast of characters you will long to spend time with” Maria Padget

What They Say: “Portero’s elegant storytelling catches a celestial light, illuminating the body in ways beyond language” – Eloghosa Osunde

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