Daughter frequently left in the dark by her transgender father
In the Darkroom, By Susan Faludi
Memoir; In the Darkroom, By Susan Faludi, William Collins, €22.60
In 2004, the US feminist writer Susan Faludi had been estranged from her father for a quarter of a century. She remembered him only as a violent, bullying patriarch with few friends who never spoke about his Jewish childhood in wartime Hungary. Among other unsavoury episodes, he had repeatedly banged her head against the floor and stabbed his wife’s new boyfriend in the...
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