Every year we celebrate pride month in June. June 2022 is here, so we have bought you 10 best LGBT books of all time.
You are most likely to compare A Boy’s Own Story with the classic The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger. The story begins with the first sexual encounter of a boy.
The 700 pages long novel of Hanya Yanagihara focuses on the story of four friends named Jude, Malcolm, JB, and Willem.
A Single Man is Isherwood’s most popular and loved work. It is about adult responsibilities, love, and loneliness. The story tracks the life of an ageing college professor in LA.
This book by Baldwin has resonated with several queer people since its publication in 1956.
The character falls in love with his classmate, Clive while studying at Oxford. They had a two-year affair until Clive married a woman, leaving Maurice in pieces to cure his homosexuality.
Woolf wrote Orlando in tribute to her lover Vita Sackville-West. This book is a study of gender fluidity across space and time.
My favorite lesbian novel is The Color Purple as it not only does it deal with the main character being in love with the same gender, but it highlights the struggles of her life.
The Price of Salt or Carol was published under the pseudonym Claire Morgan as compelled by the writer’s publisher.
The only novel by Oscar Wilde is not overtly homosexual but there is plenty of gay subtext if one reads with awareness.
Zami is the autobiography of iconic black queer poet Audre Lorde. It is about intersectionality, in a genre of intersections.