Review by: Alison Peters, East Bay Express - November 21, 2012
"Bornstein injects humor and love into the memoir of her life, and you'll walk away richer for having known this amazing person, even if only on paper."
Review: The Huffington Post - October 10, 2012
"Captivating, emotional and eye-opening, I'm having trouble putting it down long enough to do simple things like brush my teeth or buy more roach killer."
Review: Shelf Awareness - May 15, 2012
“A Queer and Pleasant Danger is not for the faint-hearted, for reasons that become fairly evident (see: sadomasochism), but is ultimately uplifting, hopeful, even joyous…”
Review: Lamda Literary - May 15, 2012
"A Queer and Pleasant Danger is truly a singular achievement and gift to the generations of queers who consider her our Auntie, and all those who will follow."
Review: Feministing.com - May 15, 2012
"…Disarmingly funny and a pleasure to read…I think everyone can gain something from Kate's honest, brave account."
Review: Bitch Magazine - May 15, 2012
"This memoir shines a bright, unflinching light on those reasons and the consequences of living on the far edge of the fringe… With the brave, adventurous life she's led, Bornstein gives us a reason to keep on living, too."
Review: EDGE - May 15, 2012
“Kate Bornstein is brave. She is very, very brave. Her memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger, should be located in all three of the LGBT, self-help and biography sections of your local library and bookstores.”
Review: Pride Source - May 15, 2012
"This memoir manages to be both wrenchingly transformative and luminously wondrous, a sumptuous literary combination."
Review: Long Island Pulse Magazine - March 15, 2012
“This is a softer, sometimes sorrowful, side of the always-outspoken Kate Bornstein, and I loved it…A Queer and Pleasant Danger is a wildly wonderful read.”
Review: Kirkus - February 1, 2012
“A nervy, expansive memoir from a pioneering gender activist.”