A Trans Girl Tells It Like It Is
by Rhyannon Styles
Elle columnist Rhyannon Styles tells her unforgettable life story in The New Girl, reflecting on her past and charting her journey from male to female. A raw, frank and utterly moving celebration of life.
Rhyannon holds nothing back in The New Girl, a heartbreakingly honest telling of her life. Through her catastrophic lows and incredible highs, she paints a glorious technicolor picture of what it's like to be transgender. From cabaret drag acts, brushes with celebrity and Parisian clown school, to struggles with addiction and crippling depression, Rhyannon's story is like nothing you've read before.
Narrated with searing honesty, humor and poignancy, The New Girl is a powerful book about being true to ourselves, for anyone who's ever felt a little lost.
Rhyannon Styles is a journalist, performance artist and musician. Her ground-breaking Elle column, 'The New Girl', charts her journey from male to female, where she bares all about her experience of transitioning. In her colorful life as a performer, career highlights include a show at the Guggenheim Museum NYC, dancing with Kylie Minogue on ITV and rollerskating naked at the Barbican art gallery.