What does it mean to choose—or choose not—to have a child, and what does it mean when that choice isn’t yours to make? A young physician in training imagines deliberately shaping her life by her choices. But when she finds herself pregnant and performing abortions for women not so different from her, she is forced to reckon with the hardest questions: What is the source of her agency and the root of her ambition? What does it mean to make a “good” choice when so little is under her control? And how can she maintain her boundaries in a world of boundless love—the world of motherhood? Her answers, bravely and beautifully articulated, lie at the heart of this provocative, tender, deeply empathic memoir. With a courageous, unflinching voice and a singular perspective from the abortion frontlines, Boundless raises radical and essential questions about boundaries, bodies, and the meaning of choice.
Coming Fall 2022