Lgbt Books & Novels

Critically Acclaimed Books for LGBT Book Readers


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GUARDIAN

The Picture of Dorian Gray

After reading the book, I feel like I managed to pick up the main ideas that Oscar Wilde was trying to convey.

GUARDIAN 5

Oliver Twist

This book is a great way to find out about the Victorian times...I would give it a big 100/100! The only thing about it is that the language is quite hard.

KIRKUS REVIEWS

Oscar Wilde and a Death of No Importance

After a rhapsodic 1877 letter from Oscar Wilde to his devoted mother concerning the wonders of Rome, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle sets out to narrate the tale in chief, beginning 15 years later at a Homburg ...

NY TIMES 4

Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

It’s a testament to Winterson’s innate generosity, as well as her talent, that she can showcase the outsize humor her mother’s equally capacious craziness provides...

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The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant

Those hoping for more of Precious will be disappointed to learn that the novel opens with mention of her funeral, as the narrator quickly finds himself shunted from one of his mother’s friends to a fo ...

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Trash: Stories

In an unnamed country (a thinly veiled Philippines), three teenage boys pick trash for a meager living.

THE NEW YORK TIMES

Collected Poems

The first novel and masterpiece from the Nigerian writer Chinua Achebe, “Things Fall Apart,” is such an economical and lucid depiction of a tribal society cracking under the weight of colonialism that ...

KIRKUS REVIEWS 4

The Hours

Much in fact does happen; much is lost, hoped for, feared, sometimes recovered (“It will serve as this afternoon’s manifestation of the central mystery itself”), all in gorgeous, Woolfian, shimmering, ...

KIRKUS 5

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

Tall tales, acts of simple courage, everyday heroism and love abound in this funny, high-spirited, unabashedly sentimental book. Flagg manages to treat her characters with both outrageous humor and so ...

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De Profundis

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe

Crush

The Hours

Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches

The Job: Interviews with William S. Burroughs

The Picture of Dorian Gray

A Home at the End of the World

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe