The volume of poems shares life experiences and challenges in their different stages.
Much has been written about Leonard Bernstein, a musician of extraordinary talent who was legendary for his passionate love of life and many relationships. In this work, Mari Yoshihara reveals the deeply emotional connections Bernstein formed with two little-known Japanese individuals, which she narrates through their personal letters that have never been seen before.
Andrea Gibson's latest collection is a masterful showcase from the poet whose writing and performances have captured the hearts of millions. With artful and nuanced looks at gender, romance, loss, and family, Lord of the Butterflies is a new peak in Gibson's career.
Boss Broad contains forty poems and dozens of essays that explore what it takes to be a middle-aged hero. The poems are English-to-English translations of Bruce Springsteen songs--popular ones where he directly addresses a female listener, which Volpert audaciously rewrites to answer the Boss back using his own rhyme and meter.
At Armstead Academy, everyone knows everything about everyone. Well, everyone thinks they know everything . . .
Leila has made it most of the way through Armstead Academy without having a crush on anyone, which is a relief. As an Iranian American, she’s different enough; if word got out that Leila liked girls, life would be twice as hard.Email or call for price.ISBN: 9780231185332Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Columbia University Press - April 9th, 2019
What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.$14.95ISBN: 9781551527598Availability: BackorderedPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - May 7th, 2019
In her powerful debut collection of poetry, Arielle Twist unravels the complexities of human relationships after death and metamorphosis. In these spare yet powerful poems, she explores, with both rage and tenderness, the parameters of grief, trauma, displacement, and identity.$19.99ISBN: 9780316103176Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Back Bay Books - September 1st, 1996Following the success of last year's debut volume, this Best American Gay Fiction collection broadens the range of contributors, styles, and genres.$16.00ISBN: 9780807046746Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Beacon Press - October 6th, 2020
An astonishing debut collection looking back on a community of Mexican American boys as they grapple with assimilation versus the impulse to create a world of their own.$17.00ISBN: 9781620407042Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury USA - June 3rd, 2014
Thirty years ago, David Leavitt first appeared on the literary scene with a gutsy story collection that stunned readers and reviewers. Just twenty-three, he was hailed as a prodigy of sorts: “remarkably gifted” (The Washington Post), with “a genius for empathy” (The New York Times Book Review) and “a knowledge of others' lives . . .$14.99ISBN: 9780060928056Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - January 31st, 1997
The year is 1989 and Mark Doty's life has reached a state of enviable equilibrium. His reputation as a poet of formidable talent is growing, he enjoys his work as a college professor and, perhaps most importantly, he is deeply in love with his partner of many years, Wally Roberts.$17.99ISBN: 9781250315892Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Wednesday Books - March 3rd, 2020
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda meets Clueless in this boy-meets-boy spin on Grease
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection$17.99ISBN: 9780062865816Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperTeen - March 31st, 2020
In this queer contemporary YA, perfect for fans of Becky Albertalli and This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story, Nandan’s perfect plan for junior year goes awry after he hooks up with a guy for the first time.$16.00ISBN: 9781594634642Availability: BackorderedPublished: Riverhead Books - March 7th, 2017
"Transcendent." —The New York Times Book Review
"Flawless. . . another masterpiece from an author who seems incapable of writing anything that's less than brilliant." —NPR
From the award-winning author of Boy, Snow, Bird and 2019's Gingerbread comes an enchanting collection of intertwined stories.$16.00ISBN: 9780735212824Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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*$16.95ISBN: 9780679722564Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - September 19th, 1989
The dazzling first novel from the best-selling, Booker Prize-Winning author of The Line of Beauty and The Sparsholt Affair.$14.95ISBN: 9781573441018Availability: Special OrderPublished: Cleis Press - May 9th, 2000$14.99ISBN: 9781442408937Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 2014
This Printz Honor Book is a “tender, honest exploration of identity” (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship.
Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common.Email or call for price.ISBN: 9780140420159Availability: Hard to FindPublished: Penguin Classics -
Closer to Dylan Thomas than Matthew Arnold in his ‘creative violence’ and insistence on the sound of poetry, Gerard Manley Hopkins was no staid, conventional Victorian.$16.99ISBN: 9780895941220Availability: BackorderedPublished: Crossing Press - January 1st, 1982
ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the authors vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lordes work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . . . Lorde brings into play her craft of lush description and characterization. It keeps unfolding page after page.Off Our Backs$17.99ISBN: 9780593108178Availability: BackorderedPublished: Dial Books - September 17th, 2019
A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author$4.95ISBN: 9780451531896Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Signet - February 7th, 2012
A universal favorite, The Importance of Being Earnest displays Oscar Wilde's theatrical genius at its brilliant best. Subtitled "A Trivial Comedy for Serious People", this hilarious attack on Victorian manners and morals turns a pompous world on its head, lets duplicity lead to happiness, and makes riposte the highest form of art.$15.99ISBN: 9781844087198Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown UK - June 19th, 2012
ANNE LISTER IS THE INSPIRATION FOR GENTLEMAN JACK, A NEW BBC/HBO SERIES BY SALLY WAINWRIGHT, STARRING SURANNE JONES.
'Engaging, revealing, at times simply astonishing: Anne Lister's diaries are an indispensable read for anyone interested in the history of gender, sexuality, and the intimate lives of women' SARAH WATERS$6.99ISBN: 9780440416791Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - May 8th, 2001
It's no secret that Harriet the Spy is a timeless classic that kids will love! Every day can be an adventure if you just look carefully enough!
$19.95ISBN: 9780816645244Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Univ Of Minnesota Press - April 23rd, 2004$17.00ISBN: 9781250169440Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Picador - October 3rd, 2017
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$14.95ISBN: 9780989695015Availability: BackorderedPublished: Short Flight/Long Drive Books - October 15th, 2014$5.99ISBN: 9781514639641Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - June 21st, 2015
e Awakening, originally titled A Solitary Soul, is a novel by Kate Chopin, first published in 1899. Set in New Orleans and on the Louisiana Gulf coast at the end of the 19th century, the plot centers on Edna Pontellier and her struggle to reconcile her increasingly unorthodox views on femininity and motherhood with the prevailing social attitudes of the turn-of-the-century American South.$39.95ISBN: 9780807872260Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of North Carolina Press - September 1st, 2011
Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, Sweet Tea collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. E.$8.99ISBN: 9781792749827Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Independently Published - December 27th, 2018$16.95ISBN: 9780307477477Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011
National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist
A New York Times Book Review Best Book$7.99ISBN: 9780064405874Availability: Special OrderPublished: HarperTeen - April 15th, 1995
Original stories by C. S. Adler, Marion Dane Bauer, Francesca Lia Block, Bruce Coville, Nancy Garden, James Cross Giblin, Ellen Howard, M. E. Kerr, Jonathan London, Lois Lowry, Gregory Maguire, Lesléa Newman, Cristina Salat, William Sleator, Jacqueline Woodson, and Jane Yolen$14.95ISBN: 9780544916128Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - November 1st, 2016A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year
Winner of the James Michener/Copernicus Society Fellowship Prize
Lambda Literary Foundation Editor’s Choice Award
“[Chee] says volumes with just a few incendiary words.” —New York Times
“Arresting . . . profound and poetic . . .$17.00ISBN: 9781101965122Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bantam - June 23rd, 2015
“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 Award
$17.00ISBN: 9780385346979Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Broadway Books - April 30th, 2013
The bestselling, seminal work of trans literature: a story of love, sex, selfhood, and understanding from Jennifer Finney Boylan
$17.00ISBN: 9780978625122Availability: BackorderedPublished: Redbone Press - March 1st, 2007
Literary Nonfiction. Fiction. Poetry. Essays. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. In IN THE LIFE, 29 black authors explore what it means to be doubly different both black and gay in modern America. These stories, verses, works of art and theater pieces voice the concerns and aspirations of an often silent minority.$14.95ISBN: 9781555838539Availability: Special OrderPublished: Alyson Books - April 1st, 2004
The finest account ever written of coming to terms with the complexities of a transgendered existence.$14.99ISBN: 9780060817329Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Harper Perennial - February 7th, 2006
The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash literary debut for Josh Kilmer-Purcell, now known for his popular PlanetGreen television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys.His story begins here—before the$7.99ISBN: 9780064401845Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017
The 40th anniversary edition of the classic Newbery Medal-winning title by beloved author Katherine Paterson, with brand-new bonus materials including an author's note by Katherine herself and a foreword by New York Times bestselling author Kate DiCamillo. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to$15.95ISBN: 9780156031516Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mariner Books - July 3rd, 2006Begun as a "joke," Orlando is Virginia Woolf's fantastical biography of a poet who first appears as a sixteen-year-old boy at the court of Elizabeth I, and is left at the novel's end a married woman in the year 1928. Part love letter to Vita Sackville-West, part exploration of the art of biography, Orlando is one of Woolf's most popular and entertaining works.$7.99ISBN: 9780679847595Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yearling - November 23rd, 1993
Three orphan girls. A pair of pink slippers. A lifetime in the spotlight. Read the classic that has captivated generations!$16.00ISBN: 9780374533878Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 11th, 2013
Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life. A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours.$10.99ISBN: 9780142407332Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Speak - April 20th, 2006
50 years of an iconic classic! This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging.$13.99ISBN: 9781626926035Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Seven Seas - June 6th, 2017
HARVEY AWARD WINNER
The heart-rending autobiographical manga that’s taken the internet by storm!
$17.00ISBN: 9780143135692Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - December 10th, 2019
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Alice Walker's iconic modern classic is now a Penguin Book.$16.99ISBN: 9780316216456Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Back Bay Books - December 11th, 2012Selected by Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of the century and called "Evelyn Waugh's finest achievement" by the New York Times, Brideshead Revisited is a stunning exploration of desire, duty, and memory.$18.00ISBN: 9780300178937Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Yale University Press - April 3rd, 2012
Eduardo C. Corral is the 2011 recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets award, joining such distinguished previous winners as Adrienne Rich, W. S. Merwin, and John Ashbery. Corral is the first Latino poet to win the competition.
Seamlessly braiding English and Spanish, Corral's poems hurtle across literary and linguistic borders toward a lyricism that slows down experience.$10.99ISBN: 9780735227439Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Speak - September 4th, 2018
“A twisty, dark psychological thriller that will leave you guessing til the very end."—Teen Vogue
“[A] riveting read…"—NPR
The line between best friend and something more is a line always crossed in the dark.
$15.95ISBN: 9781551526751Availability: Special OrderPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 25th, 2017
In these unconventional, interconnected stories of first-person narratives that also include text messages and Facebook posts, gay men look for love, steal office supplies, hook up on Grindr, bake pies, see therapists, have threesomes with ghosts, and fear happiness.$12.99ISBN: 9781481405959Availability: BackorderedPublished: Simon Pulse - March 3rd, 2015
From the award-winning author of Break and Teeth comes a raw and honest exploration of complicated identities in a novel about a girl living on the fringe of every fringe group in her small town.
Etta is tired of dealing with all of the labels and categories that seem so important to everyone else in her small Nebraska hometown.
Everywhere she turns, someone feels she&$24.99ISBN: 9781626727731Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: First Second - September 10th, 2019
The graphic novel Are You Listening? is an intimate and emotionally soaring story about friendship, grief, and healing from Eisner Award winner Tillie Walden.
Bea is on the run. And then, she runs into Lou.$26.95ISBN: 9780525521693Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Knopf - September 3rd, 2019
"Cantoras is a stunning lullaby to revolution—and each woman in this novel sings it with a deep ferocity. Again and again, I was lifted, then gently set down again—either through tears, rage, or laughter. Days later, I am still inside this song of a story." —Jacqueline Woodson, National Book Award–winning author$17.00ISBN: 9781501132742Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order NowPublished: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020
From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives—winner of the Kirkus Prize and the Stonewall Book Award—is a “moving, bracingly honest memoir” (The New York Times Book Review) written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.
One of the best books of the year as selected by The New York Times; The Washington Post$26.00ISBN: 9781644450031Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - November 5th, 2019
A revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by the award-winning author of Her Body and Other Parties$26.00ISBN: 9780525562023Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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!$27.00ISBN: 9780525561309Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Viking - May 26th, 2020
"Talusan sails past the conventions of trans and immigrant memoirs." --The New York Times Book Review
"A ball of light hurled into the dark undertow of migration and survival." --Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous$16.00ISBN: 9780525538981Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Riverhead Books - August 21st, 2018
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).$18.00ISBN: 9780143133513Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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)$16.99ISBN: 9781580911863Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Crossing Press - August 1st, 2007
Presenting the essential writings of black lesbian poet and feminist writer Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider celebrates an influential voice in twentieth-century literature.
“[Lorde's] works will be important to those truly interested in growing up sensitive, intelligent, and aware.”—The New York Times$17.00ISBN: 9780735218840Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 3rd, 2020
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"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)$16.00ISBN: 9781101973240Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.