"Accessible and full of humor, there’s no question that in the growing canon of first person transgender narratives, this is already a classic.”
-Curve Magazine (Novemeber 2011)
"The memoir is a journey that grabs your heart and stretches your brain into new ways of thinking. "
-Sally Parsons, Windy City Times
"In a twist on the traditional transgender narrative, Nick identifies as neither male nor female and invites readers to view gender not as a binary or a spectrum but as an infinitely beautiful 'kaleidoscope.' Narrated with verve, charm, and humor, Krieger's memoir doesn't hold back on self-examination and emotional honesty, and will likely upend some of your preconceptions."
-Renate Robertson, Bust Magazine June/July 2011
"A humorous, moving, and engagingly authentic journey."
-Whitney Scott, Booklist
"A beautifully rendered and personal account that feels like a fresh addition to trans literature." -Publishers Weekly
"Reading Nina Here Nor There is like taking a tour through San Francisco’s transmale culture by the most charming guide you could hope for...An insightful, accessible, and witty page-turner, Nina Here Nor There is the transgender narrative we’ve been waiting for."
-Sarah Burghauser, Lambda Literary
"In our media context, where only one kind of narrative about transition seems to be allowed, this alternate personal story can feel pretty revolutionary... He writes incredibly perceptively about issues like gender and class, approaching them through storytelling and subtle personal exploration instead of explaining through standard social justice language…Nina Here Nor There offers an honest, personal take on many aspects of identity."
"The book really is welcoming, as befits an honest chronicle of self-discovery through heretofore unknown categories of queerdom."
-Jonathan Kiefer, SF Weekly
"An edifying, passionate memoir …the uninitiated and the curious will find these pages brimming with an enlightening, first-person experience that is both intriguing and educating…What emerges is a powerful and moving portrait of one man's quest for happiness in finding the truest sense of himself. Krieger has produced an intimate memoir about how vital physical changes can beautify every aspect of life, inside and out.”
-Jim Piechota, Bay Area Reporter
"Nina Here Nor There works on several levels--as a guide for people who want to transition; as a conversation-starter for those interested in gender issues; as a heartfelt memoir; and as a fun, fly-on-the-wall look at San Francisco's diverse LGBT scene"
-Gena Hymowech, GO Magazine
"On one side, author Nick Krieger takes his readers by the hand, allowing us to see what he sees. As Krieger explores the gender spectrum, we do too. At the same time he’s seeing the blurred lines of woman and not-woman, we see it as well. The journey is a good one, shared."
-Terri Schlichenmeyer, Washington Blade
"Krieger's journey through and beyond gender...is chronicled with a dash of wit, with nuanced wisdom, and with candid accounts of confrontations with parents."
-Richard Labonte, Book Marks
"It's a rare memoir that can tell a story that seems brand new, but Nina Here Nor There does it. This one-of-a-kind narrator undertakes a quest that is unmistakably timely. But in its yearning for awareness and connection, this book feels timeless."
—K. M. Soehnlein, author of Robin and Ruby
"Nick Krieger is a new and welcome voice in transgender memoir. Readers will be impressed by the careful attention paid to details of gender transition through and beyond the binary."
—Kate Bornstein, author of Gender Outlaw.
"With inimitable charm, Nick Krieger makes accessible a world that many people are fascinated by, but know little about. Nina Here Nor There depicts the trans experience in a way that anyone can identify with, and everyone will enjoy."
—Thea Hillman, author of Intersex (For Lack of a Better Word)
"This is exactly the book I've been wanting to read for years: a personal, insightful, and nuanced discussion of the life experiences and tough decisions that inform transgender identities. The language is precise, the thinking is complex and the self-questioning is funny and honest. This is a profound and moving book and its existence makes me happy."
—Stephen Beachy, author Distortion