Books & Books celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and their history this month and every month. Click any title below to read more and buy the book!

 


FICTION

A LITTLE LIFE by Hanya Yanagihara

GIOVANNI’S ROOM by James Baldwin

DETRANSITION BABY by Torrey Peters

HONEY GIRL by Morgan Rogers

THE PROPHETS by Robert Jones Jr

100 BOYFRIENDS by Brontez Purnell

OUTLAWED by Anna North

THE SECRET TO SUPERHUMAN STRENGTH by Alison Bechdel

SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon

FUTURE FEELING by Joss Lake

FIEBRE TROPICAL by Juliana Delgado Lopera

BLACK GIRL CALL HOME by Jasmine Mans

WITH TEETH by Kristen Arnett

THE DEATH OF VIVEK OJI by Akwaeke Emezi

FRESHWATER by Akwaeke Emezi

SHUGGIE BAIN by Douglas Stuart

MEMORIAL by Bryan Washington

ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS by Ocean Vuong

MAURICE by E.M. Forster

ORLANDO by Virginia Woolf

TIPPING THE VELVET by Sarah Waters

ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT by Jeannette Winterson

NIGHTWOOD by Djuna Barnes

ON A SUNBEAM by Tillie Walden


NON FICTION

LET THE RECORD SHOW by Sarah Schulman

THE ENGAGEMENT by Sasha Issenberg

THE DEVIANT’S WAR by Eric Cervini

STONEWALL by Martin Duberman

WOW NO THANK YOU by Samantha Irby

WHEN WE RISE by Cleve Jones

HOW TO SURVIVE A PLAGUE by David France

AND THE BAND PLAYED ON by Randy Shilts

SISTER OUTSIDER by Audre Lorde

TRANSGENDER HISTORY by Susan Stryker

GENDER AND OUR BRAINS by Gina Rippon

THE STONEWALL READER ed by New York Public Library

QUEER HISTORY OF THE US by Michael Bronski

DANCER FROM THE DANCE by Andrew Holleran

THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson

IN THE DREAM HOUSE by Carmen Maria Machado

HOW WE FIGHT FOR OUR LIVES by Saeed Jones

CLOSE TO THE KNIVES by David Wojnarowicz


ART BOOKS

ART AND QUEER CULTURE 

LOVING by Hugh Nini

PRIDE ed by New York Times


CHILDREN & FAMILIES

BORN READY by Jodie Patterson

ADVENTURES WITH MY DADDIES by Gareth Peter

PRIDE PUPPY! By Robin Stevenson

GRANDAD’S CAMPER by Harry Woodgate

PRINCE & KNIGHT: TALE OF THE SHADOW KING by Daniel Haack

THE STONEWALL RIOTS by Gayle Pitman

WHO WAS HARVEY MILK? by Corinne Grinapol

WHAT ARE YOUR WORDS? by Katherine Locke

JULIAN AT THE WEDDING by Jessica Love

PLENTY OF HUGS by Fran Manushkin

PRIDE by Rob Sanders


YOUNG ADULT/ MIDDLE GRADE

A QUEER HISTORY OF THE United States FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

MAY THE BEST MAN WIN by Zr Ellor

BETWEEN PERFECT & REAL by Ray Stoeve

FELIX AFTER AFTER by Kacen Callender

KING & THE DRAGONFLIES by Karen Callender

GIRL SERPENT THORN by Melissa Bashardoust

MEET CUTE DIARY by Emery Lee

IN DEEPER WATERS by FT Lukens

SWEET & BITTER MAGIC by Adrienne Tooley

COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler

DOWN COMES THE NIGHT by Allison Saft

A DARK & HOLLOW STAR by Ashley Shuttleworth

INDIVISIBLE by Daniel Aleman

THE GIRLS I’VE BEEN by Tess Sharpe