LGBT History Month: 10 books voted for by you

Here are the 10 books for LGBT History Month, as voted for by you. Click the image to see it in Primo.

 

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily. M. Danforth

Emily Danforth is an Associate Professor of English at Rhode Island College.

The Miseducation of Cameron Post was her debut novel and her short fiction has won the international Queer Writing Award and the George Garret award.

Carol

Carol

Carol by Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith wrote 22 novels, including Strangers on a Train and The Talented Mr.Ripley, as well as numerous short stories.

The Price of Salt is a 1952 novel which was later republished under the title Carol.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Benjamin Alire Sáenz is an award-winning American poet, novelist and writer of children’s books.

Of Drag Kings and the Wheel of Fate

Of Drag Kings and the Wheel of Fate

Of Drag Kings and the Wheel of Fate by Susan Smith

Of Drag Kings & the Wheel of Fate is a novel about history, sex, drag, paganism, death, and the formation of family. Using an ancient myth reset in the queer community in Buffalo, New York, Smith explores gender fluidity, sexual diversity, and the deeper questions of love and identity that make us who we are.

Dress your family in Corduroy and Denim

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

An American humorist, writer and author, David Sedaris has written collections of personal essays and fables, plays and radio pieces.

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is a collection of 22 autobiographical essays.

Your Silence will not protect you

Your Silence will not protect you

Your Silence will not protect you by Audre Lorde

Audre Lorde was an American writer, poet, feminist and civil rights activist.

Your Silence Will Not Protect You is a posthumous collection of essays, speeches, and poems by Audre Lorde.

 

The House of Impossible Beauties

The House of Impossible Beauties

The House of Impossible Beauties by Joseph Cassara

Joseph Cassara is an assistant professor of creative writing at California State, Fresno.

His debut novel, The House of Impossible Beauties, was chosen by Barnes & Noble as a Discover Great New Writers selection.

 

To My Trans Sisters

To My Trans Sisters

To My Trans Sisters, edited by Charlie Craggs

Charlie Craggs is a trans activist, social campaigner and author.

To My Trans Sisters is a an empowering, heartfelt collection of letters from celebrated trans women addressed to those who are transitioning.

 

Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole and Living Free From Shame

Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole and Living Free From Shame

Undivided: Coming Out, Becoming Whole, and Living Free From Shame by Vicky Beeching

Vicky Beeching was a writer and performers of religious music. That career ended when she came out as gay. Subsequently she became a writer, broadcaster, and equality
campaigner based in London.

Undivided is her memoir published in 2018.

 

Rainbow Flowers : an exploration of Yoga and Identity

Rainbow Flowers : An Exploration of Yoga and Identity

Rainbow Flowers: An Exploration of Yoga and Identity by Zandra Grace

Zandra is a yoga teacher and holds an Associate degree in early childhood education.

Rainbow Flowers blends together the stories of many different kinds of queer people, elaborating on how yoga either did make a difference in their lives, or how it could have made a difference in their lives.

 

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