LGBTQ+ Reads

The Liar's Dictionary: A Novel By Eley Williams Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385546775
Published: Doubleday - January 5th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER“You wouldn’t expect a comic novel about a dictionary to be a thriller too, but this one is. In fact, [it] is also a mystery, love story (two of them) and cliffhanging melodrama.” —The New York Times Book Review


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Plain Bad Heroines: A Novel By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Emily M. Danforth, Sara Lautman (Illustrator)
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062942852
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Published: William Morrow - October 20th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

“A delectable brew of gothic horror and Hollywood satire . . . [and] what makes all this so much fun is Danforth’s deliciously ghoulish voice . . . exquisite." —Ron Charles, THE WASHINGTON POST


Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs By Jennifer Finney Boylan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250783493
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Published: Celadon Books - June 1st, 2021

From bestselling author of She’s Not There, New York Times opinion columnist, and human rights activist Jennifer Finney Boylan, Good Boy: My Life in Seven Dogs, a memoir of the transformative power of loving dogs.

This is a book about dogs: the love we have for them, and the way that love helps us understand the people we have been.


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525562047
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Published: Penguin Books - June 1st, 2021

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 Last Stop By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250244499
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - June 1st, 2021

*INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER*
*INSTANT #1 INDIE BESTSELLER*


From the New York Times bestselling author of Red, White & Royal Blue comes a new romantic comedy that will stop readers in their tracks...


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The House in the Cerulean Sea By TJ Klune Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250217318
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Published: Tor Books - December 29th, 2020

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”


My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir By Jenn Shapland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142292
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Published: Tin House Books - January 5th, 2021

Winner of the Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award, and a Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the National Book Award

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction


My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir By Jenn Shapland Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781947793286
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Published: Tin House Books - February 4th, 2020

Winner of the Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction, Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award, and a Lambda Literary Award

Finalist for the National Book Award

Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction


Cleanness By Garth Greenwell Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250785664
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Published: Picador - January 12th, 2021

Longlisted for the Prix Sade 2021
Longlisted for the Joyce Carol Oates Prize
Longlisted for the Gordon Burn Prize

A New York Times Notable Book of 2020
A New York Times Critics Top Ten Book of the Year


Frankissstein By Jeanette Winterson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802149398
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Published: Grove Press - September 22nd, 2020

From internationally bestselling icon Jeanette Winterson comes her most highly anticipated new book since Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal?, about the bodies we live in and the bodies we desire


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Me: Elton John Official Autobiography By Elton John Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250770288
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 27th, 2020

INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
NOW UPDATED WITH A NEW CHAPTER

In his first and only official autobiography, music icon Elton John reveals the truth about his extraordinary life, from his rollercoaster lifestyle as shown in the film Rocketman, to becoming a living legend.


Upright Women Wanted By Sarah Gailey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250213587
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Published: Tordotcom - February 4th, 2020

A 2021 Hugo Award Finalist!
A 2021 Locus Award Finalist!
A 2020 ALA Booklist Top 10 SF/F Pick!
A Booklist Editor's Choice Pick!

Book Riot's Best Books of 2020 So Far!

Named a Best of 2020 Pick for NPR | NYPL | Booklist | Bustle | Den of Geek


Death in Venice By Thomas Mann Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060576172
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Published: Ecco - May 31st, 2005

The world-famous masterpiece by Nobel laureate Thomas Mann—here in a new translation by Michael Henry Heim


The Paying Guests By Sarah Waters Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633928
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

The “volcanically sexy” (USA Today)   bestseller about a widow and her daughter who take a young couple into their home in 1920s London.
 


Less (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize): A Novel (The Arthur Less Books #1) By Andrew Sean Greer Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316316132
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 22nd, 2018

A struggling novelist travels the world to avoid an awkward wedding in this hilarious Pulitzer Prize-winning novel full of "arresting lyricism and beauty" (The New York Times Book Review).WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
National Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of 2017


A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities (Quick & Easy Guides) By Mady G.  (Illustrator), Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator), Mady G. , Jules Zuckerberg Cover Image
By Mady G. (Illustrator), Jules Zuckerberg (Illustrator), Mady G. , Jules Zuckerberg
$9.99
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ISBN: 9781620105863
Published: Limerence Press - April 23rd, 2019

A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!

In this quick and easy guide to queer and trans identities, cartoonists Mady G and Jules Zuckerberg guide you through the basics of the LGBT+ world!


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This Is How You Lose the Time War By Amal El-Mohtar, Max Gladstone Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781534430990
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Published: 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


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A Little Life By Hanya Yanagihara Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780804172707
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Published: Anchor - January 26th, 2016

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.


The Essential Dykes To Watch Out For By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780358424178
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Published: Mariner Books - September 1st, 2020

Settle in to this wittily illustrated soap opera (Bechdel calls it “half op-ed column and half endless serialized Victorian novel”) of the lives, loves, and politics of Mo, Lois, Sydney, Sparrow, Ginger, Stuart, Clarice, and the rest of the cast of cult-fav characters. Most of them are lesbians, living in a midsize American city that may or may not be Minneapolis.


Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780618871711
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Published: Mariner Books - June 5th, 2007

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


Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama By Alison Bechdel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544002234
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Published: Mariner Books - April 2nd, 2013

From the New York Times bestselling author of Fun Home, Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama is a brilliantly told graphic memoir of Alison Bechdel becoming the artist her mother wanted to be.

A New York Times, USA Today, and Time Best Book of the Year

Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home was a pop culture and literary phenomenon.


Untamed By Glennon Doyle Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984801258
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Published: 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 Pick)


Wow, No Thank You.: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525563488
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

Winner of 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Nonfiction #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Samantha Irby, beloved author of We Are Never Meeting in Real Life, a rip-roaring, edgy and unabashedly raunchy new collection of hilarious essays.


Meaty: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525436164
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Published: Vintage - April 3rd, 2018

Smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy New York Times bestselling author Samantha Irby explodes onto the printed page in her uproarious first collection of essays. 


We Are Never Meeting in Real Life.: Essays By Samantha Irby Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101912195
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Published: Vintage - May 30th, 2017

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This essay collection from the “bitches gotta eat” blogger, writer on Hulu’s Shrill, and “one of our country’s most fierce and foulmouthed authors” (Amber Tamblyn, Vulture) is sure to make you alternately cackle with glee and cry real tears.


How To Write An Autobiographical Novel: Essays By Alexander Chee Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781328764522
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Published: Mariner Books - April 17th, 2018

Named a Best Book of 2018 by New York Magazine, the Washington Post, Publisher's Weekly, NPR, and Time, among many others, this essay collection from the author of The Queen of the Night explores how we form identities in life and in art.


If Beale Street Could Talk (Movie Tie-In) (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525566120
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Published: Vintage - October 30th, 2018

A stunning love story about a young Black woman whose life is torn apart when her lover is wrongly accused of a crime—"a moving, painful story, so vividly human and so obviously based on reality that it strikes us as timeless" (The New York Times Book Review).


The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963, The Fire Next Time galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement—and still lights the way to understanding race in America today. 


Another Country (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679744719
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Set in Greenwich Village, Harlem, and France, among other locales, Another Country is a novel of passions—sexual, racial, political, artistic.


Notes of a Native Son By James Baldwin, Edward P. Jones (Foreword by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Edward P. Jones (Foreword by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780807006238
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Published: Beacon Press - November 20th, 2012

#26 on The Guardian's list of 100 best nonfiction books of all time, the essays explore what it means to be Black in America


Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris, this groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is "a book that belongs in the top rank of fiction" (The Atlantic).

In the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. 


I Am Not Your Negro: A Companion Edition to the Documentary Film Directed by Raoul Peck (Vintage International) By James Baldwin, Raoul Peck Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525434696
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Published: Vintage - February 7th, 2017

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In his final years, Baldwin envisioned a book about his three assassinated friends, Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King. His deeply personal notes for the project had never been published before acclaimed filmmaker Raoul Peck mined Baldwin’s oeuvre to compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro.


The Great Believers: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER
ALA CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER
THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER

Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler


Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity By Arlene Stein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101972496
Published: Vintage - May 14th, 2019

An intimate portrait of a new generation of transmasculine individuals as they undergo gender transitions


Stonewall: The Definitive Story of the LGBTQ Rights Uprising that Changed America By Martin Duberman Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593083987
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Published: Plume - June 4th, 2019

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


Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 By George Chauncey Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541699212
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Published: Basic Books - April 9th, 2019

The award-winning, field-defining history of gay life in New York City in the early to mid-20th century


Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today's Revolution (Seal Studies) By Susan Stryker Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781580056892
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Published: Seal Press - November 7th, 2017

Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events.


The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle By Lillian Faderman Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781451694123
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 27th, 2016

“This is the history of the gay and lesbian movement that we’ve been waiting for.” —The Washington Post

The sweeping story of the struggle for gay and lesbian rights—based on amazing interviews with politicians, military figures, and members of the entire LGBT community who face these challenges every day.

The fight for gay and les


The Stonewall Reader By New York Public Library (Editor), Edmund White (Foreword by), Jason Baumann (Editor), Jason Baumann (Introduction by) Cover Image
By New York Public Library (Editor), Edmund White (Foreword by), Jason Baumann (Editor), Jason Baumann (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133513
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 30th, 2019

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)


Loud and Proud: LGBTQ+ Speeches that Empower and Inspire By Tea Uglow, Peter Tatchell (Foreword by), Jack Holland (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tea Uglow, Peter Tatchell (Foreword by), Jack Holland (Illustrator)
$25.00
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ISBN: 9781781319222
Published: White Lion Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

Loud and Proud is an inspirational collection of speeches from the LGBTQ+ community and its allies that have changed our world, and the conversation.


The Gay Metropolis: The Landmark History of Gay Life in America By Charles Kaiser Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802147202
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Published: Grove Press - June 4th, 2019

Now featuring an updated introduction commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall


The Book of Pride: LGBTQ Heroes Who Changed the World By Mason Funk Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062571700
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Published: HarperOne - May 21st, 2019

THE BOOK OF PRIDE captures the true story of the gay rights movement from the 1960s to the present, through richly detailed, stunning interviews with the leaders, activists, and ordinary people who witnessed the movement and made it happen.


How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS By David France Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780307745439
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Published: Vintage - October 3rd, 2017

One of Entertainment Weekly's Top 10 Nonfiction Books of the Decade


Global Gay: How Gay Culture Is Changing the World By Frederic Martel, Michael Bronski (Foreword by), Patsy Baudoin (Translated by) Cover Image
By Frederic Martel, Michael Bronski (Foreword by), Patsy Baudoin (Translated by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780262537056
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Published: The MIT Press - May 14th, 2019

A panoramic view of gay rights, gay life, and the gay experience around the world.

In Global Gay, Frédéric Martel visits more than fifty countries and documents a revolution underway around the world: the globalization of LGBT rights.


Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) By Marlon James Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735220188
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 4th, 2020

One of TIME’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time

Winner of the L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize 

Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award

The New York Times Bestseller

Named a Best Book of 2019 by The Wall Street Journal, TIME, NPR, GQ, Vogue, and The Washington Post


A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel By Marlon James Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: 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


Merrill: Poems: Edited by Langdon Hammer (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series) By James Merrill, Langdon Hammer (Editor) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101907856
Published: Everyman's Library - March 7th, 2017

A beautiful hardcover selection of poems by one of the giants of contemporary American poetry. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS.


The Complete Poems of Sappho By Willis Barnstone (Editor) Cover Image
By Willis Barnstone (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781590306130
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Published: Shambhala - March 10th, 2009

A vivid, contemporary translation of the greatest Greek love poetwith a wealth of materials for understanding her workby a prize-winning poet and translator
 


The Song of Achilles: A Novel By Madeline Miller Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062060624
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Published: Ecco - August 28th, 2012

A New York Times Bestseller

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art….A book I could not put down.” —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House


The Iliad: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by) Cover Image
By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780140275360
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Published: Penguin Classics - November 1st, 1998

The great war epic of Western literature, translated by acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles, and featured in the Netflix series The OA

A Penguin Classic
 


The Iliad By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by) Cover Image
By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140445923
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Published: Penguin Classics - July 1st, 1991

The great war epic of Western literature, in a stunning translation by acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles

A Penguin Classic


The Iliad: The Fitzgerald Translation By Robert Fitzgerald (Translated by), Homer Cover Image
By Robert Fitzgerald (Translated by), Homer
$17.00
ISBN: 9780374529055
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 3rd, 2004

Anger be now your song, immortal one,
Akhilleus' anger, doomed and ruinous,
that caused the Akhaians loss on bitter loss
and crowded brave souls into the undergloom,
leaving so many dead men-carrion
for dogs and birds; and the will of Zeus was done.
-Lines 1-6


The Iliad: A New Translation by Caroline Alexander By Homer, Caroline Alexander Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062046284
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Published: Ecco - September 13th, 2016

With her virtuoso translation, classicist and bestselling author Caroline Alexander brings to life Homer’s timeless epic of the Trojan War


The Lotterys Plus One By Emma Donoghue, Caroline Hadilaksono (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780545925846
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 31st, 2018

The bestselling author of the adult novel Room bursts onto the children's book scene with this cross between Little Miss Sunshine, Cheaper by the Dozen, and Modern Family.

Sumac Lottery is nine years old and the self-proclaimed "good girl" of her (VERY) large, (EXTREMELY) unruly family.


The Lotterys More or Less By Emma Donoghue, Caroline Hadilaksono (Illustrator) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781338207538
Published: Arthur A. Levine Books - October 9th, 2018

The eagerly awaited sequel to The Lotterys Plus One!

Sumac Lottery is the keeper of her family's traditions -- from Pow Wow to Holi, Carnival to Hogmanay, Sumac's on guard to make sure that no Lottery celebration gets forgotten. But this winter all Sumac's seasonal plans go awry when a Brazilian visitor overstays his welcome.


Trans/Portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities By Jackson Wright Shultz Cover Image
$27.45
ISBN: 9781611688078
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Published: Dartmouth College Press - October 6th, 2015

Although transgender people are increasingly represented in academic studies and popular culture, they rarely have the opportunity to add their own voices to the conversation. In this remarkable book, Jackson Shultz records the stories of more than thirty Americans who identify as transgender.


Protest Postcards: Write, Stamp, Send, and Be Heard By Alison Johnson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250169754
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Published: Castle Point Books - June 13th, 2017

The pen is mightier than the sword, and Protest Postcards are the arsenal of the people. With 20 unique cards to make a statement on the myriad political issues currently under threat—from women’s rights and immigration, to education and science—everyday citizens can speak out and flood the mailboxes of their local officials, state representatives, and even the White House.


Take Me With You By Andrea Gibson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735219519
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Published: Plume - January 23rd, 2018

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.


Go Tell It on the Mountain: Introduction by Edwidge Danticat (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) By James Baldwin, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by) Cover Image
By James Baldwin, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9781101907610
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Published: Everyman's Library - March 1st, 2016

This haunting coming-of-age story, based in part on James Baldwin’s childhood in Harlem, is an American classic.


Go Tell It on the Mountain (Vintage International) By James Baldwin Cover Image
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

In one of the greatest American classics, Baldwin chronicles a fourteen-year-old boy's discovery of the terms of his identity. Baldwin's rendering of his protagonist's spiritual, sexual, and moral struggle of self-invention opened new possibilities in the American language and in the way Americans understand themselves.


The Life and Death of Sophie Stark By Anna North Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780399184475
Published: Blue Rider Press - June 14th, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction

“I read The Life and Death of Sophie Stark with my heart in my mouth. Not only a dissection of genius and the havoc it can wreak, but also a thunderously good story.”—Emma Donoghue, New York Times bestselling author of Room


Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us By Kate Bornstein Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101973240
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Published: Vintage - November 15th, 2016

“I know I’m not a man ... and I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m probably not a woman, either.... The trouble is, we’re living in a world that insists we be one or the other.” With these words, Kate Bornstein ushers readers on a funny, fearless, and wonderfully scenic journey across the terrains of gender and identity.


Days Without End: A Novel By Sebastian Barry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143111405
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Published: Penguin Books - September 12th, 2017

COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
LONGLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE

"A true leftfield wonder: Days Without End is a violent, superbly lyrical western offering a sweeping vision of America in the making."—Kazuo Ishiguro, Booker Prize-winning author


Mean By Myriam Gurba Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781566894913
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Published: Coffee House Press - November 7th, 2017

True crime, memoir, and ghost story, Mean is the bold and hilarious tale of Myriam Gurba's coming of age as a queer, mixed-race Chicana. Blending radical formal fluidity and caustic humor, Gurba takes on sexual violence, small towns, and race, turning what might be tragic into piercing, revealing comedy.


Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family By Garrard Conley Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735213463
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 7th, 2017

The New York Times bestselling memoir about identity, love and understanding. Now a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Lucas Hedges, directed by Joel Edgerton. “Every sentence of the story will stir your soul” (O Magazine).
 


Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition By Julia Kaye Cover Image
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - May 1st, 2018

A highly personal collection documenting the early months of artist Julia Kaye’s gender transition.
 


Instead of a traditional written diary, Julia Kaye has always turned to art as a means of self-reflection.


The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss By Anderson Cooper, Gloria Vanderbilt Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062454959
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - January 31st, 2017

A charming and intimate collection of correspondence between #1 New York Times bestselling author Anderson Cooper and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, that offers timeless wisdom and a revealing glimpse into their lives.


Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future By Pete Buttigieg Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631496653
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Published: Liveright - September 8th, 2020

Featuring a new introduction and a “Back Home” afterword, Shortest Way Home is Pete Buttigieg’s inspirational story that challenges our perception of the typical American politician.


Amateur: A Reckoning with Gender, Identity, and Masculinity By Thomas Page McBee Cover Image
$16.00
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Published: Scribner - May 14th, 2019

*Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction
*Shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award
*Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize

One of The Times UK’s Best Memoirs of 2018, BuzzFeed’s Best Nonfiction of 2018, Autostraddle’s Best LGBT Books of 2018, and 52 Insight’s Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2018


Gentleman Jack (Movie Tie-In): The Real Anne Lister By Anne Choma, Sally Wainwright (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Anne Choma, Sally Wainwright (Foreword by)
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Published: Penguin Books - April 30th, 2019

The official companion book to the HBO series Gentleman Jack created by Sally Wainwright and starring Suranne Jones

In 1834, Anne Lister made history by celebrating and recording the first ever known marriage to another woman. This is her remarkable, true story.


Girls Burn Brighter: A Novel By Shobha Rao Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250309501
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Published: Flatiron Books - March 5th, 2019

Best Book of the Year: The Washington Post, NPR, Shelf Awareness, Paste, LitHub, Real Simple
2018 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist: Best Fiction
Longlisted for the 2018 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize

“Incandescent...A searing portrait of what feminism looks like in much of the world.” —Vogue


When Katie Met Cassidy By Camille Perri Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735212824
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - June 4th, 2019

"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*


Embracing the Journey: A Christian Parents' Blueprint to Loving Your LGBTQ Child By Greg McDonald, Lynn McDonald, Beth Jusino (With) Cover Image
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Published: Howard Books - January 7th, 2020

A sympathetic, compassionate, and inspiring guide for parents—from the founders of one of the first Christian ministries for parents of LGBTQ children.

Greg and Lynn McDonald had never interacted with members of the LGBTQ community until they discovered that their son was gay. Without resources or support, they had no idea how to come to terms with this discovery.


My Ex-Life: A Novel By Stephen McCauley Cover Image
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Published: Flatiron Books - May 7th, 2019

National Bestseller
Best Book of the Year: NPR, Shelf Awareness

In prose filled with hilarious and heartbreakingly accurate one-liners, Stephen McCauley has written a novel that examines how we define home, family, and love. Be prepared to laugh, shed a few tears, and have thoughts of your own ex-life triggered.


The Female Persuasion: A Novel By Meg Wolitzer Cover Image
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller
 
“A powerful coming-of-age story that looks at ambition, friendship, identity, desire, and power from the much-needed female lens." —Bustle

“Ultra-readable.” —Vogue 
 


Eleanor and Hick: The Love Affair That Shaped a First Lady By Susan Quinn Cover Image
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Published: Penguin Books - October 3rd, 2017

A warm, intimate account of the love between Eleanor Roosevelt and reporter Lorena Hickok—a relationship that, over more than three decades, transformed both women's lives and empowered them to play significant roles in one of the most tumultuous periods in American history


The Archive of Alternate Endings By Lindsey Drager Cover Image
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Published: Dzanc Books - May 7th, 2019

Captivating...Drager's plot is ambitious and emotionally resonant, making for a clever, beguiling novel. --Publishers Weekly starred review


Cannonball By Kelsey Wroten Cover Image
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Published: Uncivilized Books - April 30th, 2019

WINNER: Lambda Literary Awards: Best LGBTQ Graphic Novel


The Binding: A Novel By Bridget Collins Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062838100
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - April 21st, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

Proclaimed as “truly spellbinding,” a “great fable” that “functions as transporting romance” by the Guardian, the runaway #1 international bestseller


Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel By Casey McQuiston Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - May 14th, 2019

* Instant NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY bestseller *
* GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER for BEST DEBUT and BEST ROMANCE of 2019 *

* BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR* for VOGUE, NPR, VANITY FAIR, and more! *

What happens when America's First Son falls in love with the Prince of Wales?


Confessions of the Fox: A Novel By Jordy Rosenberg Cover Image
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Published: One World - March 5th, 2019

New York Times Editors’ Choice: “A mind-bending romp through a gender-fluid, eighteenth century London . . . a joyous mash-up of literary genres shot through with queer theory and awash in sex, crime, and revolution.”


Gay Like Me: A Father Writes to His Son By Richie Jackson Cover Image
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Published: 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


Something to Talk About By Meryl Wilsner Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593102527
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Published: Berkley - May 26th, 2020

A showrunner and her assistant give the world something to talk about when they accidentally fuel a ridiculous rumor in this debut romance.


Glitter Up the Dark: How Pop Music Broke the Binary (American Music Series) By Sasha Geffen Cover Image
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Published: University of Texas Press - April 7th, 2020

Why has music so often served as an accomplice to transcendent expressions of gender? Why did the query "is he musical?" become code, in the twentieth century, for "is he gay?" Why is music so inherently queer?


The Subtweet By Vivek Shraya Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781770415256
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Published: ECW Press - April 7th, 2020

2021 Dublin Literary Award Finalist
2021 Lambda Literary Awards Finalist for Transgender Fiction
2020 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

"The Subtweet is affecting, unnerving, empowering, and often truly LOL." -- Foreword Reviews, starred review

"A beautifully crafted novel about race, music, and social media." -- Booklist


All My Mother's Lovers: A Novel By Ilana Masad Cover Image
$27.00
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Published: Dutton - May 26th, 2020

One of . . .


These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson By Martha Ackmann Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780393609301
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 25th, 2020

An engaging, intimate portrait of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s greatest and most-mythologized poets, that sheds new light on her groundbreaking poetry.


Vagablonde By Anna Dorn Cover Image
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Published: Unnamed Press - May 26th, 2020

It's tempting to compare Vagablonde to Joan Didion's Play It As It Lays... But Dorn's firecracker of a novel is all her own. --Michael Schaub


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems By Natalie Diaz Cover Image
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


We Had No Rules By Corinne Manning Cover Image
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - May 12th, 2020

A young teenager stays a step ahead of her parents' sexuality-based restrictions by running away and learns a very different set of rules. A woman grieves the loss of a sister, a "gay divorce," and the pain of unacknowledged abuse with the help of a lone wallaby on a farm in Washington State.


Hex: A Novel By Rebecca Dinerstein Knight Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9781984877376
Published: Viking - March 31st, 2020

One of Vanity Fair's 21 Best Books of 2020 (So Far)

A Vulture, LitHub, and PureWow Most Anticipated Book of 2020

"As precise as any scientific observation and far more tantalizing." --Vogue


This Town Sleeps: A Novel By Dennis E. Staples Cover Image
$26.00
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Published: Counterpoint - March 3rd, 2020

“Elegant and gritty, angry and funny. Staples’s work is emotional without being sentimental. Dennis unmakes something in us, then remakes it, a quilt of characters that embody this town, this place, which sleeps but doesn’t dream, or it is all a dream we want to wake up from with its characters.” —Tommy Orange, author of There, There


Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution By Rob Sanders, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Jamey Christoph (Illustrator)
$17.99
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - April 23rd, 2019

Celebrate Pride every day with the very first picture book to tell of its historic and inspiring role in the gay civil rights movement, from the author of the acclaimed Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.


Pet By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
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Published: Make Me a World - September 10th, 2019

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER • ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 BEST YA BOOKS OF ALL TIME

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR by The New York Times • Time • Buzzfeed • NPRNew York Public Library • Publishers Weekly • School Library Journal


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Freshwater By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802128997
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Published: Grove Press - December 18th, 2018

A National Book Foundation "5 Under 35" Honoree
Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award for a Debut Novel
Shortlisted for the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize


The Female Persuasion: A Novel By Meg Wolitzer Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399573231
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 21st, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller
 
“A powerful coming-of-age story that looks at ambition, friendship, identity, desire, and power from the much-needed female lens." —Bustle

“Ultra-readable.” —Vogue 
 


Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Sarah Papworth (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062947758
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Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 2020

One of Time Out's “LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month,” this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused illustrated biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of hu


Continental Divide By Alex Myers Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781608011698
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Published: University of New Orleans Press - September 30th, 2019

Go West, Young Man. Isn't that the advice every east coast boy has considered at least once in his life?


Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel By Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062351432
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 10th, 2017

From the creators of the #1 international hit podcast Welcome to Night Vale comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves . . . no matter where we live.


Boys of Alabama: A Novel By Genevieve Hudson Cover Image
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Published: Liveright - May 19th, 2020

Best Books of the Year • Esquire
Best Books of the Month • Entertainment Weekly, Lambda Literary, Southern Review of Books
Longlisted • Crook’s Corner Book Prize
Kirkus Reviews • 10 Summer Book Club Picks
O, The Oprah Magazine • "LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2020"


The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Illustrated By Gertrude Stein, Maira Kalman (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gertrude Stein, Maira Kalman (Illustrator)
$30.00
ISBN: 9781594204609
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Published: Penguin Press - March 3rd, 2020

An illustrated edition of Gertrude Stein's most well-known work, The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, bursting with the bright, sophisticated, and fanciful images of artist Maira Kalman


A Single Man: A Novel (Picador Modern Classics) By Christopher Isherwood Cover Image
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Published: Picador Modern Classics - September 24th, 2019

Beautifully repackaged as part of the Picador Modern Classics series, this special edition is small enough to fit in your pocket and bold enough to stand out on your bookshelf.


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Magic for Liars: A Novel By Sarah Gailey Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250174628
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Published: Tor Books - May 5th, 2020

A 2020 LOCUS AWARD FINALIST FOR BEST FIRST NOVEL

Sharp, mainstream fantasy meets compelling thrills of investigative noir in Magic for Liars, a fantasy debut by rising star Sarah Gailey.


Ivy Gamble was born without magic and never wanted it.


Ivy Gamble is perfectly happy with her life – or at least, she’s perfectly fine.


Mostly Dead Things By Kristen Arnett Cover Image
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Published: Tin House Books - April 21st, 2020

The celebrated New York Times Bestseller

A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York TimesNPRThe New YorkerTIMEWashington PostOprahmag.comThrillistShelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.


Real Life: A Novel By Brandon Taylor Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780525538882
Published: Riverhead Books - February 18th, 2020

A FINALIST for the Booker Prize, the National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize, the VCU/Cabell First Novelist Prize, the Lambda Literary Award, the NYPL Young Lions Award, and the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award 
 
“A blistering coming of age story” —O: The Oprah Magazine


Middlesex: A Novel By Jeffrey Eugenides Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780312427733
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Published: Picador - June 5th, 2007

Middlesex is the winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

A dazzling triumph from the bestselling author of The Virgin Suicides--the astonishing tale of a gene that passes down through three generations of a Greek-American family and flowers in the body of a teenage girl.


The Third Rainbow Girl: The Long Life of a Double Murder in Appalachia By Emma Copley Eisenberg Cover Image
$27.00
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ISBN: 9780316449236
Published: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020

*** A NEW YORK TIMES "100 Notable Books of 2020" ***

A stunning, complex narrative about the fractured legacy of a decades-old double murder in rural West Virginia—and the writer determined to put the pieces back together.


Something That May Shock and Discredit You By Daniel M. Lavery Cover Image
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Published: Atria Books - October 13th, 2020

One of our smartest, most inventive humor writers, Ortberg combines bathos and the devotional into a revelation.” —Jordy Rosenberg, The New York Times Book Review

From the New York Times bestselling author of Texts From Jane Eyre and Merry Spinster, writer of Slate’s “Dear Prudence” column, and cofo


Naked By David Sedaris Cover Image
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 1st, 1998

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview-a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable.


Naturally Tan: A Memoir By Tan France Cover Image
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 22nd, 2020

A USA Today Hottest Book of the Summer for 2019!
A Best Nonfiction Book for 2019 in Women's Day!
One of Hello Giggles's "Most Anticipated Books of 2019 to Add to Your Reading List"!

“Just when I thought I knew everything about Tan, he hits me with this. His story is so heartwarming, and wickedly funny.” —Antoni Porowski


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


In the Dream House: A Memoir By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
$26.00
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Published: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019

A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties


Gertrude Stein Has Arrived: The Homecoming of a Literary Legend By Roy Morris Cover Image
$24.95
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ISBN: 9781421431536
Published: Johns Hopkins University Press - September 10th, 2019

The American book tour that catapulted Gertrude Stein from quirky artist to a household name.


Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story By Jacob Tobia Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735218840
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 3rd, 2020

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 Paperback Row Pick)


Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America; Essays By R. Eric Thomas Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780525621034
Published: Ballantine Books - February 18th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Read with Jenna Book Club Pick as Featured on Today • From the creator of Elle’s “Eric Reads the News,” a heartfelt and hilarious memoir-in-essays about growing up seeing the world differently, finding unexpected hope, and experiencing every awkward, extraordinary stumble along the way.


Virginia Woolf: And the Women Who Shaped Her World By Gillian Gill Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781328683953
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Published: Mariner Books - December 3rd, 2019

An insightful, witty look at Virginia Woolf through the lens of the extraordinary women closest to her.

How did Adeline Virginia Stephen become the great writer Virginia Woolf?


Orlando: A Biography By Virginia Woolf Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780156701600
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Published: Mariner Books - October 24th, 1973

“Come, come! I’m sick to death of this particular self. I want another.”

As his tale begins, Orlando is a passionate sixteen-year-old nobleman whose days are spent in rowdy revelry, filled with the colorful delights of Queen Elizabeth I’s court.


The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974-1977 By Adrienne Rich Cover Image
$15.95
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 1st, 2013

“Certain lines had become like incantations to me, words I’d chanted to myself through sorrow and confusion” —Cheryl Strayed, Wild


Call Me by Your Name: A Novel By André Aciman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780312426781
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Published: Picador - January 22nd, 2008

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


Enter the Aardvark By Jessica Anthony Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780316536158
Published: Little, Brown and Company - March 24th, 2020

In this “blisteringly innovative and outrageous” (The Observer) novel that the Los Angeles Times describes as "somewhere between Nabokov's Pnin and Veep,” a young politician discovers a mysterious stuffed aardvark on his doorstep and sets out on a journey to find out what it means.

Ea


The City in the Middle of the Night By Charlie Jane Anders Cover Image
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Published: Tor Books - February 11th, 2020

A LOCUS AWARD FINALIST!

Charlie Jane Anders, the nationally bestselling author of All the Birds in the Sky delivers a brilliant new novel set in a hauntingly strange future with #10 LA Times bestseller The City in the Middle of the Night.

WOULD YOU GIVE UP EVERYTHING TO CHANGE THE WORLD?


The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet (Wayfarers #1) By Becky Chambers Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062444134
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Published: Harper Voyager - July 5th, 2016

National Bestseller!

The acclaimed modern science fiction masterpiece, Hugo Award winner for Best Series!


On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous: A Novel By Ocean Vuong Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525562023
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Published: Penguin Press - June 4th, 2019

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! 


Fingersmith By Sarah Waters Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781573229722
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 1st, 2002


“Oliver Twist with a twist…Waters spins an absorbing tale that withholds as much as it discloses. A pulsating story.”—The New York Times Book Review  

The Handmaiden, a film adaptation of Fingersmith, directed by Park Chan-wook and starring Kim Tae-Ri, is now available.


Carol (Movie Tie-in Editions) By Patricia Highsmith Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393352689
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 9th, 2015

"A great American writer…Highsmith's writing is wicked…it puts a spell on you." —Entertainment Weekly

Now a major motion picture.


The Future of Another Timeline By Annalee Newitz Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780765392114
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Published: Tor Books - October 6th, 2020

A revolution is happening in speculative fiction, and Annalee Newitz is leading the vanguard."--Wil Wheaton

From Annalee Newitz, founding editor of io9, comes a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we'll go to protect the ones we love.


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Gideon the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #1) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313188
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Published: Tordotcom - July 14th, 2020

15+ pages of new, original content, including a glossary of terms, in-universe writings, and more!

A USA Today Best-Selling Novel, and one of the Best Books of 2019 according to NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, BookPage, Shelf Awareness, BookRiot, and Bustle!

WINNER of the 2020 Crawford Award


Harrow the Ninth (The Locked Tomb Series #2) By Tamsyn Muir Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250313225
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Published: Tordotcom - August 4th, 2020

Harrow the Ninth, an Amazon pick for Best SFF of 2020 and the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station.


Tasty Pride: 75 Recipes and Stories from the Queer Food Community By Tasty, Jesse Szewczyk Cover Image
$25.00
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Published: Clarkson Potter - May 12th, 2020

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.
 


Heart Is A Lonely Hunter By Carson McCullers Cover Image
$15.99
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Published: Mariner Books - April 21st, 2004

The beloved classic that turned Carson McCullers into an overnight literary sensation and one of the Modern Library's top 20 novels of the 20th century.

“A remarkable book…From the opening page, brilliant in its establishment of mood, character, and suspense, the book takes hold of the reader.”


Tales of the City: A Novel By Armistead Maupin Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061358302
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 29th, 2007

The first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga, and inspiration for the Netflix original series, Tales of the City


The Kill Club By Wendy Heard Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780778309031
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Published: Mira Books - December 17th, 2019

Jazz will stop at nothing to save her brother.

Their foster mother, Carol, has always been fanatical, but with Jazz grown up and out of the house, Carol takes a dangerous turn that threatens thirteen-year-old Joaquin's life. Over and over, child services fails to intervene, and Joaquin is running out of time.


Difficult Women By Roxane Gay Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127372
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Published: Grove Press - November 14th, 2017

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.


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How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel By C Pam Zhang Cover Image
$26.00
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ISBN: 9780525537205
Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES  NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF NPR'S BEST BOOKS OF 2020 

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 BOOKER PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE


The Prettiest Star By Carter Sickels Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781938235627
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Published: Hub City Press - May 19th, 2020

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


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ISBN: 9780062391254
Published: Harper Perennial - September 4th, 2018

"A book for any of us, gay or straight, who have had to find our family. Maupin is one of America’s finest storytellers."—Neil Gaiman

"I fell in love with Maupin’s effervescent Tales of the City decades ago, and his genius turn at memoir is no less compelling. Logical Family is a must read."—Mary Karr