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Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes: Revised and Complete Edition

Tony Kushner · Theatre Communications Group
Pages: 333
Format: Book

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama"Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes" includes "Part One, Millennium Approaches" and "Part Two, Perestroika" "Glorious. A monumental, subversive, altogether remarkable masterwork... Details of specific...
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Brokeback Mountain: Story to Screenplay

Annie Proulx · Scribner; First Edition edition
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, Brokeback Mountain is her masterpiece.Brokeback Mountain was originally published in The New Yorker. It won the National Magazine Award. It also...
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Call Me by Your Name: A Novel

André Aciman · Farrar
Pages: 268
Format: Book

Call Me by Your Name is the story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliff-side mansion on the Italian Riviera. Unprepared for the consequences of their attraction, at first each feigns indifference. But during...
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The City and the Pillar: A Novel

Gore Vidal · Vintage; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

A literary cause célèbre when first published more than fifty years ago, Gore Vidal’s now-classic The City and the Pillar stands as a landmark novel of the gay experience.Jim, a handsome, all-American athlete, has always been shy around girls. But when he and his best friend,...
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The color purple

Alice Walker · Open Road Integrated Media
Format: Book

Celie has grown up in 1930s rural Georgia, navigating a childhood of ceaseless abuse. Not only is she poor and despised by the society around her, she's badly treated by her family. As a teenager she begins writing letters directly to God in an attempt to transcend a life that often...
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Desert Boys: Fiction

Chris McCormick · Picador
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"Hilarious, devious, original, and unforgettable." - Karen RussellA VIVID AND ASSURED WORK OF FICTION FROM A MAJOR NEW VOICE FOLLOWING THE LIFE OF A YOUNG MAN GROWING UP, LEAVING HOME, AND COMING BACK AGAIN, MARKED BY THE STARK BEAUTY OF CALIFORNIA'S MOJAVE DESERT AND THE VARIOUS...
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Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel

Fannie Flagg · Random House
Format: Hardcover

She’s one of America’s fairest and funniest ladies. Actress and screenwriter, director and comedienne, Fannie Flagg is also a most accomplished and high-spirited author. Said Kirkus of her first book, Coming Attractions: “It’s subtitled ‘A wonderful novel’...
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Frog Music: A Novel

Emma Donoghue · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with FROG MUSIC--she shows genius." -- Darin Strauss, author of Half a LifeSummer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox...
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Giovanni's Room

James Baldwin · Everyman's Library, 2016.
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

James Baldwin's groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris.David is a young American expatriate who has just proposed marriage to his girlfriend, Hella. While she is away on a trip, David meets a bartender named...
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The Gods of Tango: A novel

Carolina De Robertis · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"February 1913. Seventeen-year-old Leda, clutching a suitcase and her father's cherished violin, leaves her small Italian village for a new home (and husband) halfway across the world in Argentina. Upon her arrival in Buenos Aires, Leda is shocked to find that her bridegroom...
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The Hours: A Novel

Michael Cunningham · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition
Pages: 230
Format: Hardcover

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood. In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia Woolf to tell the story of a group...
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I'll Give You the Sun

Jandy Nelson · Dial Books
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times Bestselling story of first love, family, loss, and betrayal for fans of John Green, Jenny Offill, Emma Straub, and Rainbow Rowell "We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story."...
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Maurice: A Novel

E M Forster
Format: Book

A new edition of this novel, which although written in 1914, was not published until after the author's death in 1970 because of its homosexual content. It tells the story of a young man at Cambridge, who falls in love with another man who betrays him by turning to women. But then
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Middlesex: A Novel

Jeffrey Eugenides · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

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.In the spring of , Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls school in Grosse...
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The miseducation of Cameron Post

Emily M Danforth · Balzer + Bray
Pages: 470
Format: Book

Set in rural Montana in the early 1990s, emily m. danforth's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is a powerful and widely acclaimed YA coming-of-age novel in the tradition of the classic Annie on My Mind. Cameron Post feels a mix of guilt and relief when her parents die in a car accident....
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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Jeanette Winterson · Grove Atlantic Press
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

Winner of the Whitbread Prize for best first fiction, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit is a coming-out novel from Winterson, the acclaimed author of The Passion and Sexing the Cherry. The narrator, Jeanette, cuts her teeth on the knowledge that she is one of God's elect, but as this budding...
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Stephen Chbosky · MTV Books; Reissue edition
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Read the cult-favorite coming of age story that takes a sometimes heartbreaking, often hysterical, and always honest look at high school in all its glory. Now a major motion picture starring Logan Lerman and Emma Watson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a funny, touching, and haunting...
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The persian boy

Mary Renault · Open Road Integrated Media
Pages: 1152
Format: Book

"Mary Renault is a shining light to both historical novelists and their readers. She does not pretend the past is like the present, or that the people of ancient Greece were just like us. She shows us their strangeness; discerning, sure-footed, challenging our values, piquing our curiosity,...
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Prelude to Bruise

Saeed Jones · Coffee House Press
Format: Paperback

Praise for Saeed Jones Jones is the kind of writer whos more than wanted hes desperately needed.FlavorWire I get shout-happy when I read these poems they are the gospel they are the good news of the sustaining power of imagination, tenderness, and outright joy.D. A. Powell Prelude to Bruise...
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Rubyfruit Jungle

Rita Mae Brown · Bantam
Format: Print book

"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...
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Tales of the City: A Novel (P.S.)

Armistead Maupin · Harper Perennial
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

For more than three decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of six novels about the denizens...
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Under the Udala Trees

Chinelo Okparanta · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by Nigeria's folktales and its war, Under the Udala Trees is a deeply searching, powerful debut about the dangers of living and loving openly. Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does; born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria....
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The Well of Loneliness

Radclyffe Hall · Anchor
Pages: 441
Format: Paperback

First published in 1928, this timeless portrayal of lesbian love is now a classic. The thinly disguised story of Hall's own life, it was banned outright upon publication and almost ruined her literary career.
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson

John Green · Speak; Reprint edition
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, Will Grayson crosses paths with . . . Will Grayson. Two teens with the same name, running in two very different circles, suddenly find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, and culminating in epic turns-of-heart and the most...
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And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary Edition

Randy Shilts · St Martin's Griffin
Pages: 630
Format: Paperback

Upon it's first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed...
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Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Alison Bechdel · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

A fresh and brilliantly told memoir from a cult favorite comic artist, marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst, and great books. This breakout book by Alison Bechdel is a darkly funny family tale, pitch-perfectly illustrated with Bechdel's sweetly gothic drawings. Like...
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Gender Trouble: Feminism and the Subversion of Identity

Judith Butler · Routledge
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

One of the most talked-about scholarly works of the past fifty years, Judith Butler's Gender Trouble is as celebrated as it is controversial. Arguing that traditional feminism is wrong to look to a natural, 'essential' notion of the female, or indeed of sex or gender, Butler...
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Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

Lillian Faderman · Columbia University Press; Reprint edition

As Lillian Faderman writes, there are "no constants with regard to lesbianism," except that lesbians prefer women. In this groundbreaking book, she reclaims the history of lesbian life in twentieth-century America, tracing the evolution of lesbian identity and subcultures from...
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How to Grow Up: A Memoir

Michelle Tea · Plume
Format: Print book

A gutsy, wise memoir-in-essays from a writer praised as "impossible to put down" (People) As an aspiring young writer in San Francisco, Michelle Tea lived in a scuzzy communal house; she drank, smoked, snorted anything she got her hands on; she toiled for the minimum wage; and she dated...
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How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

David France · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 624
Format: Print book

The definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic - from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague. A riveting, powerful telling of the story of the grassroots movement of activists, many of them in a life-or-death struggle,...
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Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham

Emily Bingham · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta Bingham was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald character: intoxicating and intoxicated, selfish and shameless, seductive...
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Me Talk Pretty One Day

David Sedaris · Back Bay Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.
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A Queer History of the United States

Michael Bronski · Beacon Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of a 2012 Stonewall Book Award in nonfictionThe first book to cover the entirety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, from pre-1492 to the present.In the 1620s, Thomas Morton broke from Plymouth Colony and founded Merrymount, which celebrated same-sex desire, atheism,...
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A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice Jewish boy who joins the Church of Scientology, and leaves twelve years later to become the lovely lady she is today

Kate Bornstein · Beacon Press
Format: Kindle Edition

A stunningly original memoir of a nice Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later, ultimately transitioning to a woman. A few years later, she stopped calling herself a woman and became famous as a gender outlaw. Kate Bornstein - gender theorist, performance...
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Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

Janet Mock · Atria Books
Pages: 263
Format: Hardcover

In her profound and courageous New York Times bestseller, Janet Mock establishes herself as a resounding and inspirational voice for the transgender community - and anyone fighting to define themselves on their own terms.With unflinching honesty and moving prose, Janet Mock relays her experiences...
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Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

Audre Lorde · Crossing Press
Format: Paperback

Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, SISTER OUTSIDER celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature. In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class,...
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Running with Scissors: A Memoir

Augusten Burroughs · Picador; First Printing edition
Format: Movie Tie-In]

 The #1 New York Times Bestseller An Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the Year Now a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist...
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Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community

Laura Erickson-Schroth · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Book

There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex traditionally thought of as physical...
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson · Grove Press
Pages: 230
Format: Book

Jeanette Winterson's novels have established her as a major figure in world literature. She has written some of the most admired books of the past few decades, including her internationally bestselling first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, the story of a young girl adopted by Pentecostal...
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