y With My Body single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'... With My Body addresses the questions of what is intimacy and whether it is ever truly possible to know another person. It is at once a manifesto of married mothers everywhere and a highly personal story of one woman's sexual awakening. A wife, comfortably married and with several children, is contemplating middle age along with all the constraints of motherhood. Finding herself numb and locked down in an unending cycle of school runs, laundry and meal times, she cannot at first see a way to live with honesty. Even her husband, whom she loves, has never reached the core of her. Despairing of ever finding a way through her family to her own identity, she returns to the memory of an old love affair - the consequences of which she has never resolved. This is beautiful, literary writing at its best - exquisitely raw, emotional and bold, and deeply resonant of the classic French erotic writings of Colette, Nin and Duras, but with a modern and provocative twist.' (Trove record)

Notes

  • 'The long-awaited follow-up to the international bestselling phenomenon The Bride Stripped Bare...' (HarperCollins website)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Fourth Estate , 2011 .
      Extent: 484p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 1 October 2011.
      ISBN: 9780730494775 (ebk.), 9780732282073 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Let's Write About Sex Jessica Leo , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 June 2013; (p. 6)
Books Shape Ideals, Dreams Tony Abbott , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 23 May 2012; (p. 12)
Abbott's Literary Taste Bridgitte Dwyer , 2012 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 May 2012; (p. 21)
Drawing Room : Amal Awad and Nikki Gemmel Waleed Aly (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , May 2012;
What do women want, in a literary sense and is it any different from what men want in a book? Simple questions with very complicated answers and to help solve the quandary, two female writers who appeared at the 2012 Sydney Writers' Festival are interviewed by Aly Waleed. [From the ABC webpage, with slight modification]
Looking at Love in All Its Guises Karen Hardy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 9 October 2011; (p. 4-5)
Carnal Conservatism Played Out in the Flesh Emily Maguire , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 October 2011; (p. 35) The Saturday Age , 8 October 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of With My Body Nikki Gemmell 2011 single work novel
Exploring Erotic Empowerment Jo Case , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29 - 30 October 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of With My Body Nikki Gemmell 2011 single work novel
Carnal Conservatism Played Out in the Flesh Emily Maguire , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 15-16 October 2011; (p. 35) The Saturday Age , 8 October 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of With My Body Nikki Gemmell 2011 single work novel
Exploring Erotic Empowerment Jo Case , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 29 - 30 October 2011; (p. 21)

— Review of With My Body Nikki Gemmell 2011 single work novel
Looking at Love in All Its Guises Karen Hardy , 2011 single work column
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 9 October 2011; (p. 4-5)
Books Shape Ideals, Dreams Tony Abbott , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Australian , 23 May 2012; (p. 12)
Abbott's Literary Taste Bridgitte Dwyer , 2012 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 26-27 May 2012; (p. 21)
Drawing Room : Amal Awad and Nikki Gemmel Waleed Aly (interviewer), 2012 single work interview
— Appears in: ABC News [Online] , May 2012;
What do women want, in a literary sense and is it any different from what men want in a book? Simple questions with very complicated answers and to help solve the quandary, two female writers who appeared at the 2012 Sydney Writers' Festival are interviewed by Aly Waleed. [From the ABC webpage, with slight modification]
Let's Write About Sex Jessica Leo , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 June 2013; (p. 6)
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