Reading LGBT

Jessica    June 15, 2017    Comments Off on Reading LGBT

June is LGBT Book Month! Here’s a list of books have exhibited exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender experience. Oh, and another thing they have in common? They have all won or been nominated for the Stonewall Book Award.

Click on the titles below to read more about each title and to place a hold.


Desert Boys (On Order) by Chris McCormick

The Gods of Tango by Carolina De Robertis

Jam On The Vine by LaShonda Katrice Barnett

Frog Music by Emma Donoghue

The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt

My Real Children by Jo Walton

The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell by William Klaber

The Last Nude by Ellis Avery

The Absolutist by John Boyne

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov by Paul Russell

The Master: A Novel by Colm Tóibín

The Book of Salt by Monique Truong

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenidies

Affinity by Sarah Waters

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

Dream Boy by Jim Grimsley


How to Survive a Plague: The inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS by David France

Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt

The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle by Lillian Faderman

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock

Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS by Martin Duberman

Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son by Lori Duron

Fairyland: A Memoir of my Father by Alysia Abbott

Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America by Christopher Bram

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson

A Queer History of the United States by Michael Bronski

Dog Years: A Memoir by Mark Doty

Graphic Novels

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

See the full list of winners and honorees here.