Un-Girls

TitleUn-Girls
Year for Search2019
AuthorsBeukes, Lauren [Ann](b. 1976)
Date Published2019
PublisherAmazon Original Stories
Place PublishedSeattle, WA
KeywordsFemale author, South African author
Annotation

Set in a future South Africa, the novella follows a number of individuals, men and women, gay and straight, black and white. In one story line, laboratory grown meat is fashioned into extremely beautiful women, designed to the purchaser’s preference, and programmed to provide pleasure. Another story line focuses on a popular lecturer pushing the line that empowered women are undermining masculinity. Others follow female and male sex workers.

Info Notes

The author appends an acknowledgement to the sex workers she paid to talk with her about their experiences.

Author Note

South African female author (b. 1976)

Full Text

2019 Beukes, Lauren [Ann] (b. 1976). Un-Girls. Seattle, WA: Amazon Original Stories.

Set in a future South Africa, the novella follows a number of individuals, men and women, gay and straight, black and white. In one story line, laboratory grown meat is fashioned into extremely beautiful women, designed to the purchaser’s preference, and programmed to provide pleasure. Another story line focuses on a popular lecturer pushing the line that empowered women are undermining masculinity. Others follow female and male sex workers. The South African female author appends an acknowledgement to the sex workers she paid to talk with her about their experiences.