PRIDE 2020 Books for Adults
Happy Pride Month! One great way to celebrate LGBTQIA+ lives is to read their stories. The following list of books includes titles for, by, and about the LGBTQIA+ community.
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Have pride in history.
A rich and sweeping photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement, from the creators and curators of the massively popular Instagram account @lgbt_history, released in time for the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.
For the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it, with a foreword by Edmund White.
Finalist for the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction, presented by The Publishing Triangle
Tor.com, Best Books of 2019 (So Far)
An instant New York Times Bestseller!
Longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction, the Carnegie Medal in Fiction, the 2019 Aspen Words Literacy Prize, and the PEN/Hemingway Debut Novel Award
Shortlisted for the 2019 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize
Winner of the 2019 New England Book Award for Fiction!
One of 2020's most acclaimed books. A Kirkus Best Fiction Book of 2020 - One of O Magazine's Best LGBT Books of 2020 - A Finalist for the Southern Book Prize - One of the Women's National Book Association's 2020 Great Group Reads Selections - EW's 50 Most Anticipated Books of 2020 - BookRiot - Lambda Literary's - Salon - BookPage's - Garden & Gun's - Logo NewNowNext's
Alani Baum, a non-binary photographer and teacher, hasn't seen their mother since they ran away with their girlfriend when they were seventeen -- almost thirty years ago.
Be proud, be loud, be flavorful. From the beloved, fiercely inclusive BuzzFeed cooking brand comes 75 innovative recipes and inspiring stories from prominent LGBTQ+ cooks and foodies.
From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their humble beginnings
Debut author Tobly McSmith delivers a coming-of-age teen love story about a transgender boy who’s going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she’s counting down the days until graduation. Perfect for fans of David Levithan, Becky Albertalli, and Jenny Han.
Stonewall Book Award Winner!
A fierce coming-of-age verse novel about identity and the power of drag, from acclaimed poet and performer Dean Atta. Perfect for fans of Elizabeth Acevedo, Jason Reynolds, and Kacen Callender.
The inspiring and deeply personal memoir from highly acclaimed chef Dominique Crenn
A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER!
A 2021 Alex Award winner!
The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner!
An Indie Next Pick!
One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020"
One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies”
James Baldwin’s groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris.
From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives—winner of the Kirkus Prize and the Stonewall Book Award—is a “moving, bracingly honest memoir” (The New York Times Book Review) written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.
One of the best books of the year as selected by The New York Times; The Washington Post
Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.
“[Lorde's] works will be important to those truly interested in growing up sensitive, intelligent, and aware.”—The New York Times
ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the authors vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lordes work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.Off Our Backs
CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED, NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Time Magazine #1 Book of the Year • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist •
Winner of the Stonewall Book Award • Double finalist for the Lambda Book Award •
Nominated for the GLAAD Medi
From a bestselling memoirist, a thoughtful and provocative story of changing identity, complex sexuality, and enduring family relationships
At age 36, while serving on a jury, author Molly Wizenberg found herself drawn to a female attorney she hardly knew.
Loud and Proud is an inspirational collection of speeches from the LGBTQ+ community and its allies that have changed our world, and the conversation.
A heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author's fight to be true to themselfWINNER OF THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD
Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first laid eyes on Macaulay Culkin in Home Alone. It was love at first sight.
Amrou's parents weren't so happy...
This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.
50 Drag Queens Who Changed the World is a tribute to the hugely influential pioneers who have shaped the fantastic world of drag, as well as the queens of today that we all know and love.
From the author of Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, the New York Times Bestseller, Best Book of the Year at NPR, the Boston Globe, Newsweek, and many more, and instant classic
A collection of essays spanning politics, criticism, and feminism from one of the most-watched young cultural observers of her generation, Roxane Gay.
A national bestseller from the "prolific and exceptionally insightful" (Globe and Mail) Roxane Gay, Difficult Women is a collection of stories of rare force that paints a wry, beautiful, haunting vision of modern America.
New York and San Francisco gay liberation activists' work is well documented but allow us to introduce Los Angeles' preeminent gay rights pioneer--say hello to Morris Kight.
Finalist for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Nonfiction
"Talusan sails past the conventions of trans and immigrant memoirs." --The New York Times Book Review
"A ball of light hurled into the dark undertow of migration and survival." --Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
A “highly imaginative and utterly exhilarating” (Thrillist) debut that is “the best of what science fiction can be: a thought-provoking, heartrending story about the choices that define our lives” (Kirkus Reviews, Best Debut Fiction and Best Science Fiction & Fantasy of the Year).
The celebrated New York Times Bestseller
A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York Times, NPR, The New Yorker, TIME, Washington Post, Oprahmag.com, Thrillist, Shelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.
A New York Times Bestseller
In this spellbinding exploration of the varieties of love, the author of the worldwide bestseller Call Me by Your Name revisits its complex and beguiling characters decades after their first meeting.
Now a Major Motion Picture from Director Luca Guadagnino, Starring Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet, and Written by Three-Time Oscar™ Nominee James Ivory
The Basis of the Oscar-Winning Best Adapted Screenplay
A New York Times Bestseller
A USA Today Bestseller
A Los Angeles Times Bestseller
A Vulture Book Club Pick
A novel that describes, with devastating, darkly comic clarity, its narrator's experience of being diagnosed with AIDS.
First published by Gallimard in 1990, To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life describes, with devastating, darkly comic clarity, its narrator's experience of being diagnosed with AIDS.
"I read Olivia many, many times, bought it for many of my friends, and consider it the inspiration for Call Me by Your Name." --André Aciman
"Perfectly captures the breathless excitement of adolescent passion." --Sarah Waters, bestselling author of Fingersmith and Tipping the Velvet
The never-before-told story of Brooklyn’s vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present day.
***An ALA GLBT Round Table Over the Rainbow 2019 Top Ten Selection***
***NAMED ONE OF THE BEST LGBTQ BOOKS OF 2019 by Harper's Bazaar***
"A romantic, exquisite history of gay culture." —Kirkus Reviews, starred
The definitive account of the Stonewall Riots, the first gay rights march, and the LGBTQ activists at the center of the movement.
“Martin Duberman is a national treasure.”—Masha Gessen, The New Yorker
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER
"Transformative ... If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --The New York Times Book Review
A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above.
“The rare work of fiction that has changed real life . . . If you don’t yet know Molly Bolt—or Rita Mae Brown, who created her—I urge you to read and thank them both.”—Gloria Steinem
Winner of the Lambda Literary Pioneer Award | Winner of the Lee Lynch Classic Book Award
One of . . .
A FINALIST FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE
AND THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE JOHN LEONARD PRIZE
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE
“A blistering coming of age story” —O: The Oprah Magazine
"A film-ready rom-com about finding love when you least expect it."--Elle
"My favorite romantic book of recent memory." --Emma Straub
"The delightful, sexy, queer rom-com of the summer . . . [with] all the makings of a Nora Ephron classic." --Vogue
*One of NPR's Best Books of 2018*
*One of Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Fiction in 2018*
A new edition of the classic drama portraying gay life in New York in the 1970s and 80s—winner of the Tony Award for Best Play, now back on Broadway in a revival hailed by The New York Times as “irresistibly compelling.”
For readers of Rupi Kaur (Milk and Honey) and Cheryl Strayed, a book small enough to carry with you, with messages big enough to stay with you, from one of the most quotable and influential poets of our time.
A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties
LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALISTA transgender reporter's "powerful, profoundly moving" narrative tour through the surprisingly vibrant queer communities sprouting up in red states (New York Times Book Review), offering a vision of a stronger, more humane America.$26.95ISBN: 9781631495632Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Liveright - June 4th, 2019
Best Books of 2019: Washington Post • O, The Oprah Magazine • Time • NPR • People • Buzzfeed
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Selection
Winner • Lambda Literary Award [Lesbian Fiction]
A Washington Post Lily Lit Club Selection
Longlisted • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
American Library Association • A Barbara Gittings L$17.99ISBN: 9781626722590Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - May 7th, 2019
One of FORBES Best Graphic Novels of 2019
On BCCB 2019 Blue Ribbons List
One of NPR's Best Books of 2019
Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice
One of Bitch Media’s Best Queer YA Novels of 2019$16.00ISBN: 9780812986679Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 3rd, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This Year’s Must-Read Memoir” (W magazine) about the choices a young woman makes in her search for adventure, meaning, and love
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY$17.00ISBN: 9780143134626Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - March 3rd, 2020
A definitive deep-dive into queer history and culture with hit reality show RuPaul's Drag Race as a touchstone, by the creators of the pop culture blog Tom and Lorenzo
NPR's Best Books of the Year 2020 pick
A New York Times New & Noteworthy book
One of Logo/NewNowNext's "11 Queer Books We Can't Wait to Read This Spring"$18.00ISBN: 9781594633942Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015
Winner of the Man Booker Prize
One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Books of the Decade
One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times$16.00ISBN: 9780143134282Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - February 11th, 2020
AN ELLE MAGAZINE BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR
AN O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE MUST-READ LGBTQ BOOK OF THE YEAR
AN ELECTRIC LIT BEST SHORT STORY COLLECTION OF THE YEAR
A GRINDR QUEER BOOK OF THE YEAR
A THE ADVOCATE LGBT+ Book You Absolutely Need to ReadEmail or call for priceISBN: 9780385348829Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email email@example.com to check publisher stockPublished: Crown - February 16th, 2016
A renowned legal scholar tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the trial that stands as the most potent argument for marriage equality$17.99ISBN: 9780593108178Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019
A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author$17.00ISBN: 9780812982855Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dial Press Trade Paperback - June 4th, 2013
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • School Library Journal
$24.99ISBN: 9781419737923Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Abrams Image - May 21st, 2019
It began in New York City on June 28, 1969.
When police raided the Stonewall Inn—a bar in the Greenwich Village neighborhood, known as a safe haven for gay men—violent demonstrations and protests broke out in response. The Stonewall Riots, as they would come to be known, were the first spark in the wildfire that would become the LGBTQ rights revolution.$20.00ISBN: 9780807044650Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - May 15th, 2012
Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfiction
$27.00ISBN: 9781501188589Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - April 21st, 2020
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize
“Kept Animals is a darkly beautiful book, tender yet powerful, an exquisite exploration of hurt and desire, the why of wanting, taking, and giving.$15.00ISBN: 9780425283417Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ace - March 12th, 2019
In the follow-up to the "delightful" Regency fantasy novel (NPR.org) Sorcerer to the Crown, a young woman with no memories of her past finds herself embroiled in dangerous politics in England and the land of the fae.$16.99ISBN: 9780765380739Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tor Books - November 29th, 2016
The Traitor Baru Cormorant is the critically-acclaimed debut novel from Seth Dickinson, one of the rising new stars in fantasy.
Tomorrow, on the beach, Baru Cormorant will look up and see red sails on the horizon.$27.00ISBN: 9780593128220Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Del Rey - September 24th, 2019
Four destinies collide in a unique fantasy world of war and wonders, where empire is won with enchanted steel and magical animal companions fight alongside their masters in battle.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • Tordotcom • Kirkus Reviews
A soldier with a curse$18.99ISBN: 9781250186447Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Tor Books - February 25th, 2020
Winner of the 2020 Hugo Award for Best Novel
A Locus, and Nebula Award nominee for 2019
A Best Book of 2019: Library Journal, Polygon, Den of Geek
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A Guardian Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Book of 2019 and “Not the Booker Prize” Nominee
A Goodreads Biggest SFF Book of 2019 and Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee$16.00ISBN: 9781618730886Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Small Beer Press - January 29th, 2019
The martial Sainnites have occupied Shaftal for fifteen years but every year the cost of resistance rises. Emil, a scholar officer, Zanja, the last survivor of her people, and Karis, a metalsmith, half-blood giant, and an addict ... together, perhaps they can change history.
Praise for the Elemental Logic series:$14.99ISBN: 9781534430990Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Gallery / Saga Press - March 17th, 2020
HUGO AWARD WINNER: BEST NOVELLA
NEBULA AND LOCUS AWARDS WINNER: BEST NOVELLA
“[An] exquisitely crafted tale...Part epistolary romance, part mind-blowing science fiction adventure, this dazzling story unfolds bit by bit, revealing layers of meaning as it plays with cause and effect, wildly imaginative technologies, and increasingly intricate wordplay...This sh$9.99ISBN: 9781781084496Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Solaris - June 14th, 2016
New York Times Best-Selling Author – Nominated for the 2019 Hugo Award for Best Series – Winner of the 2016 Locus Award – Nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C.$17.95ISBN: 9781551527383Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 30th, 2018
In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all.$15.95ISBN: 9781551527758Availability: Out of StockPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 15th, 2019
Winner, Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender Variant Literature; American Library Association Stonewall Honor BookWhat can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would it mean to pursue justice without violence? How can we love in the absence of faith?$15.99ISBN: 9781328764522Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018
Named a Best Book by: TIME, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly, NPR, Wired, Esquire, Buzzfeed, New York Public Library, Boston Globe, The Paris Review, Mother Jones,The A.V.$28.00ISBN: 9781984801258Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: The Dial Press - March 10th, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! “Packed with incredible insight about what it means to be a woman today.”—Reese Witherspoon (Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine Book Pick)$15.99ISBN: 9780358299592Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - May 26th, 2020
* A Finalist for the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Fiction * One of Autostraddle's Best Queer Books of 2019 *
A deliciously disarming debut novel about a twenty-something Londoner who discovers that she may have been looking for love—and pleasure—in all the wrong places (i.e., from men).
Julia has had eEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781620407042Availability: Out of PrintPublished: Bloomsbury USA - June 3rd, 2014
Thirty years ago, David Leavitt first appeared on the literary scene with a gutsy story collection that stunned readers and reviewers. Just twenty-three, he was hailed as a prodigy of sorts: “remarkably gifted” (The Washington Post), with “a genius for empathy” (The New York Times Book Review) and “a knowledge of others' lives . . .$14.99ISBN: 9780060928056Availability: Out of StockPublished: Harper Perennial - January 31st, 1997
The year is 1989 and Mark Doty's life has reached a state of enviable equilibrium. His reputation as a poet of formidable talent is growing, he enjoys his work as a college professor and, perhaps most importantly, he is deeply in love with his partner of many years, Wally Roberts.$15.95ISBN: 9780679744474Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - February 1st, 1994
The most beguilingly seductive novel to date from the author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. Winterson chronicles the consuming affair between the narrator, who is given neither name nor gender, and the beloved, a complex and confused married woman.
“At once a love story and a philosophical meditation.” —New York Times Book Review.$18.00ISBN: 9780452297753Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - February 1st, 2012
A profound portrait of family dynamics in the rural South and “an essential novel” (The New Yorker)
$16.00ISBN: 9781594634642Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017
"Transcendent." —The New York Times Book Review
"Flawless. . . another masterpiece from an author who seems incapable of writing anything that's less than brilliant." —NPR
From the award-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and Peaces comes an enchanting collection of intertwined stories.$16.95ISBN: 9780679722564Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - September 19th, 1989
The dazzling first novel from the best-selling, Booker Prize-Winning author of The Line of Beauty and The Sparsholt Affair.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781573441018Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email firstname.lastname@example.org to check publisher stockPublished: Cleis Press - May 9th, 2000$16.00ISBN: 9780375701290Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - July 27th, 1999
The award-winning poet reinvents a genre in a stunning work that is both a novel and a poem, both an unconventional re-creation of an ancient Greek myth and a wholly original coming-of-age story set in the present.$14.95ISBN: 9780811216715Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: New Directions - September 26th, 2006
The fiery and enigmatic masterpiece—one of the greatest novels of the Modernist era.$14.99ISBN: 9780156628709Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - September 24th, 1990
“Moments like this are buds on the tree of life. Flowers of darkness they are.”
In this vivid portrait of a single day in a woman’s life, Mrs. Clarissa Dalloway is preoccupied with the last-minute details of preparation for a party while in her mind she is something much more than a perfect society hostess.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781616954727Availability: Out of PrintPublished: Soho Press - November 11th, 2014
A number one bestseller in Britain, Stephen Fry's astonishingly frank, funny, wise memoir is the book that his fans everywhere have been waiting for.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780896086265Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email email@example.com to check publisher stockPublished: South End Press - September 1st, 2000
Weaving together poetry and prose, Spanish and English, family history and political theory, "Loving in the War Years" has been a classic in the feminist and Chicano canon since its 1983 release.$5.99ISBN: 9780380012770Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Avon - January 1st, 1976
The Importance of Being Earnest shows a full measure of Oscar Wilde's legendary wit, and embodies more than any of his other plays, his decency and warmth.$15.99ISBN: 9781844087198Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown UK - June 19th, 2012
'Engaging, revealing, at times simply astonishing: Anne Lister's diaries are an indispensable read for anyone interested in the history of gender, sexuality, and the intimate lives of women' SARAH WATERS$16.99ISBN: 9780062394668Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ecco - September 29th, 2015
Available once again for a new generation of readers, the groundbreaking and candid coming-of-age novel in-real-time from one of America's most celebrated poets that is considered a cult classic.$19.95ISBN: 9780816645244Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 23rd, 2004Email or call for priceISBN: 9780802141873Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email firstname.lastname@example.org to check publisher stockPublished: Grove Press - February 10th, 2005
Centered around the 1986 attempt on the life of Augusto Pinochet, an event that changed Chile forever, My Tender Matador is one of the most explosive, controversial, and popular novels to have been published in that country in decades. It is spring 1986 in the city of Santiago, and Augusto Pinochet is losing his grip on power.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780989695015Availability: Out of PrintPublished: Short Flight/Long Drive Books - October 15th, 2014Email or call for priceISBN: 9780399180958Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email email@example.com to check publisher stockPublished: Ballantine Books - March 6th, 2018
A collection of poignant, relatable essays from the author of Never Have I Ever about coming out in her late twenties, entering into her first relationship, and figuring out what it means to be an adult.$18.99ISBN: 9781984897343Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020
Leah on the Offbeat meets We Are Okay in this pitch-perfect queer romance about falling in love and never quite falling out of it--heartbreak, unexpected new crushes, and all.$8.00ISBN: 9781984854360Availability: Out of StockPublished: Modern Library - June 18th, 2019
A new edition of Kate Chopin’s controversial masterpiece, an essential novel in the canon of early feminism—with an introduction by Carmen Maria Machado, award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties.
“Whatever came, she had resolved never again to belong to another than herself.”$28.00ISBN: 9781538737002Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - August 11th, 2020
Former Congresswoman Katie Hill shares her experience with misogyny and double standards in politics to help women topple the longstanding power structures that prevent them from achieving equality.$9.95ISBN: 9780486800295Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Dover Publications - January 14th, 2015
A chance encounter between two lonely women leads to a passionate romance in this lesbian cult classic. Therese, a struggling young sales clerk, and Carol, a homemaker in the midst of a bitter divorce, abandon their oppressive daily routines for the freedom of the open road, where their love can blossom.$15.99ISBN: 9780060937065Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - December 18th, 2001
"An astonishingly beautiful book. The best gay novel written by anyone of our generation." — Harper's magazine$24.99ISBN: 9780062939777Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper - January 28th, 2020
Chosen by Town & Country as one of the most anticipated books of the year | Named "An LGBTQ Book That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020" by O: The Oprah Magazine$39.95ISBN: 9780807872260Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of North Carolina Press - September 1st, 2011
Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, Sweet Tea collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. E.$15.00ISBN: 9780452283510Availability: Out of StockPublished: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2002
Trash, Allison's landmark collection, laid the groundwork for her critically acclaimed Bastard Out of Carolina, the National Book Award finalist that was hailed by The New York Times Book Review as "simply stunning...a wonderful work of fiction by a major talent." In addition to Allison's classic stories, this new edition of Trash features "Stubborn Girls and Mean Sto$27.99ISBN: 9781335013934Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hanover Square Press - June 9th, 2020
*A Kaia Gerber Book Club Pick*
ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parade, Library Journal, Harper's Bazaar and more
"Profound and affecting."--Chloe Benjamin$15.99ISBN: 9780544916128Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2016
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
Winner of the James Michener/Copernicus Society Fellowship Prize
Lambda Literary Foundation Editor’s Choice Award
“[Chee] says volumes with just a few incendiary words.” —New York Times
“Arresting . . . profound and poetic . . .$27.00ISBN: 9780525536161Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - March 3rd, 2020
Longlisted for the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize
“Delivered with such conviction and grace … fresh … essential.” —The New York Times Book Review
When outsiders on a mission arrive to change a small town’s attitudes, residents and newcomers alike end up transformed.$17.00ISBN: 9781573227889Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2000
“Erotic and absorbing…Written with startling power.”—The New York Times Book Review
$26.00ISBN: 9781982105211Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - February 11th, 2020
Named one of the most anticipated books of the year by Entertainment Weekly, O, The Oprah Magazine, BuzzFeed, Electric Literature, Yahoo Lifestyle, and Bitch Media
“A delightful hybrid of a book… You’ll laugh, you'll cry, often both at once.$18.00ISBN: 9781635574760Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 3rd, 2020
“The book I wish I’d had growing up.” —Chanel Miller, author of Know My Name
Best Books of 2019: Esquire O, The Oprah Magazine Variety Lit Hub Book Riot Electric Literature Autostraddle
Finalist: NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize Lambda Literary Award
New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection$27.00ISBN: 9781538746653Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Grand Central Publishing - May 14th, 2019An "extraordinary" debut memoir of first love, identity, and self-discovery among a group of friends who became family in a Montauk summer house (Andrew Solomon, National Book Award winner).$17.00ISBN: 9780978625122Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Redbone Press - March 1st, 2007
Literary Nonfiction. Fiction. Poetry. Essays. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. In IN THE LIFE, 29 black authors explore what it means to be doubly different--both black and gay--in modern America. These stories, verses, works of art and theater pieces voice the concerns and aspirations of an often silent minority.$16.99ISBN: 9781568589404Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bold Type Books - February 19th, 2019
From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781555838539Availability: Not available at the wholesaler, email firstname.lastname@example.org to check publisher stockPublished: Alyson Books - April 1st, 2004
The finest account ever written of coming to terms with the complexities of a transgendered existence.Email or call for priceISBN: 9781840224559Availability: Out of PrintPublished: Wordsworth Editions - January 7th, 2014
'As a man loved a woman, that was how I loved...It was good, good, good...'$14.99ISBN: 9780060817329Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - February 7th, 2006
“A glittering, bittersweet vision of an outsider who turned himself into the life and soul of the party.$16.99ISBN: 9781541762794Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bold Type Books - June 2nd, 2020A riotous collection of "witty and captivating" essays by a gay Filipino immigrant in America who is learning that everything is about sex (Bitch Magazine) -- and sex is about power.$9.99ISBN: 9780060736255Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - July 6th, 2004
“Transcendent.” —New York Times Book Review
“Magnificent.” —Village Voice
“Sparkling.” —Publishers Weekly$19.00ISBN: 9780743237185Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - January 24th, 2002
The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives -- even destroy them.
Set on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters.$18.99ISBN: 9780684853680Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - November 17th, 1998
Tomato Rodriguez hops on her motorcycle and embarks on the ultimate sea-to-shining-sea all-girl adventure -- a story in that combines all the best parts of Alice in Wonderland and Easy Rider as Tomato crosses the country in search of the meaning of life, love, and the perfect post office.$17.00ISBN: 9781419735141Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Abrams Press - May 14th, 2019
In Queer City, the acclaimed Peter Ackroyd looks at London in a whole new way–through the complete history and experiences of its gay and lesbian population. In Roman Londinium, the city was dotted with lupanaria (“wolf dens” or public pleasure houses), fornices (brothels), and thermiae (hot baths).$16.00ISBN: 9780374533878Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 11th, 2013
Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life. A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours.