Books The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson Hardcover, 143 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $23 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe ArgonautsAuthorMaggie Nelson Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A poet, critic and nonfiction author explores the possibilities and limitations of romance, love, desire and sexual identity by exploring her own relationship with a fluidly-gendered artist, Harry Dodge. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Maggie Nelson The Red Parts The Art of Cruelty Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Argonauts NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'The Argonauts' Is A Voyage Through Parenting, Partnership And Transition May 7, 2015 Maggie Nelson's philosophical memoir uses her pregnancy — and her partner Harry's gender transition — to explore larger questions about the changing ways we approach marriage and motherhood.