Reading Corner

Take a look at our book list and resources for Hispanic Heritage Month, Pride Month and Juneteenth

Reading Corner

PRIDE Month: Community Favorites

Tales of the City

The Tales of The City series
by James Baldwin

Sister Outside by Audre Lorde

Sister Outsider
by Audre Lorde

Hero by Perry Moore

Hero
Perry Moore

Me Talk Pretty One Day

Me Talk Pretty One Day
by David Sedaris

City of Night by John Rechy

City of Night
by John Rechy

Less: A Novel

Less: A Novel
Andrew Sean Greer

The Great Believers

The Great Believers
Rebecca Makkai

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End
Adam Silvera

LGBTQ Authors


Cherrie Moraga

Gloria Anzaldua

The importance of being earnest
Oscar Wilde

Are Prisons Obsolete
Angela Davis

Bad Feminist
Roxane Gay

Freshwater
Akwaeke Emezi

New


The Prophets
Robert Jones Jr.

Last Night at the Telegraph Club
Malinda Lo

Gearbreakers
Zoe Hana Mikuta

Hani and Ishu’s Gudie to Fake Dating
Adiba Jaigirdar

Detransition, Baby: A novel
Torrey Peters

Classics


Giovanni's Room
James Baldwin

The Color Purple
Alice Walker

City of Night
John Rechy

Tomorrow Will Be Different
Sarah McBride

Maurice
E. M. Forster

Illustrated


The Marvels
Brian Selznick

Becoming Visible: An Illustrated History of Lesbian and Gay Life in Twentieth-Century America
Molly McGarry

Queer: A Graphic History
Dr. Meg-John Barker

Historical


Stone Butch Blues
Leslie Feinberg
(historical fiction)

The Stonewall Reader
(collection of first accounts, diaries, documentation leading up to the riots)

We Are Everywhere
Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown
(photographic history of the Queer Liberation Movement)

The Normal Heart
Larry Kramer
(HIV/AIDS crisis)

Poetry


The Dream of a Common Language
Adrienne Rich

Howl and other poems
Allen Ginsberg

Feeld
Jos Charles

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

Juneteenth

Books

Envisioning Emancipation - Deborah WillisEnvisioning Emancipation : Black Americans and the end of slavery
Deborah Willis

General Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the man behind "Juneteenth" by Robert ConnerGeneral Gordon Granger : The Savior of Chickamauga and the man behind "Juneteenth"
Robert Conner

Juneteenth: A Novel - Ralph EllisonJuneteenth: A Novel
Ralph Ellison

On Juneteenth - Annette Gordon-ReedOn Juneteenth
Annette Gordon-Reed

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. KendiStamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Ibram X. Kendi

The Brightest Day - Kianna AlexanderThe Brightest Day
Kianna Alexander

The Strange Career of William Ellis by Karl JacobyThe Strange Career of William Ellis
Karl Jacoby

Leimert Park Rising

Leimert Park Rising: Juneteenth Celebration

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 Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

National Museum of African American History and Culture - Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience (Virtual Event)

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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

Juneteenth: A Celebration of Resilience

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Books