It is not a manual for pregnant women. It is not a manual for journalists. It is not a manual for female writers. Nor is it a manual for precarious workers. It is none of that and it is everything at the same time. Nine moons (reissued in 2021 by Radom House with a recently released second edition) is the chronicle of the crudest side of a pregnancy narrated by the writer and journalist Gabriela Wiener after a review made by the author ten years later. Many things have changed in this time for this Peruvian creator, as she explains to her ‘children’ in a beautiful introduction.
“Such silence has been imposed that we have a super melon to open about our sexuality and its violence”