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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Conundrum by Jan Morris
    Conundrum - by Jan Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571341139 | ISBN 10: 0571341136

    As one of Britain's best and most loved travel writers, Jan Morris has led an extraordinary life. Perhaps her most remarkable work is this grippingly honest account of her ten-year transition from man to woman - its pains and joys, its frustrations a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Made Up: An Anthology of LGBTQ+ Writing from Liverpool and Merseyside by Various authors
    Made Up: An Anthology of LGBTQ+ Writing from Liverpool and Merseyside - by Various authors

    £4.50   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781542462952 | ISBN 10: 1542462959

    Do you know where Winnie the Pooh currently lives? Are you aware of the real reason Margaret Thatcher pursued her infamous Clause 28 anti-LGBTQ campaign? And what's it like to relive a Welsh gay love affair while sitting on a little green bus? Or spy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Naked Civil Servant by Quentin Crisp
    The Naked Civil Servant - by Quentin Crisp

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780006540441 | ISBN 10: 0006540449

    Quentin Crisp was a true original. With his mauve hair and flamboyant sense of style, by the time of his death he was widely hailed as one of the great British eccentrics.   An openly gay man in a less tolerant era (he once declared himself the ï¿ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin by Michele Elam
    The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin - by Michele Elam

    £17.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781107618183 | ISBN 10: 1107618185

    This Companion offers fresh insight into the art and politics of James Baldwin, one of the most important writers and provocative cultural critics of the twentieth century. Black, gay, and gifted, he was hailed as a 'spokesman for the race', although ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Essential Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg
    The Essential Ginsberg - by Allen Ginsberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141398990 | ISBN 10: 014139899x

    Visionary poet Allen Ginsberg was one of the most influential cultural and literary figures of the 20th century, his face and political causes familiar to millions who had never even read his poetry. And yet he is a figure that remains little underst ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Fool Me by Stephen Fry
    More Fool Me - by Stephen Fry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781405918831 | ISBN 10: 1405918837

    Stephen Fry invites readers to take a glimpse at his life story in the unputdownable More Fool Me.  'Oh dear I am an arse. I expect there'll be what I believe is called an "intervention" soon. I keep picturing it. All my friends bearing dow ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Men Pomes by Gerry Potter
    The Men Pomes - by Gerry Potter

    £8.50   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780957014107 | ISBN 10: 0957014104

    "Is there a time somewhere I don't know Where The Man stood alone Atop his ivory tower and declared to the world That his voice Would be the only voice obeyed? In that same time-space I don't know, Did all the other men agree?"(Fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman (Editors)
    Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme - by Ivan E. Coyote and Zena Sharman (Editors)

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781551523972 | ISBN 10: 1551523973

    In the summer of 2009, butch writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and gender researcher and femme dynamo Zena Sharman wrote down a wish-list of their favourite queer authors; they wanted to continue and expand the butch-femme conversation. The result i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Fry Chronicles: A Memoir by Stephen Fry
    The Fry Chronicles: A Memoir - by Stephen Fry

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141039800 | ISBN 10: 0141039809

    Thirteen years ago, Moab is my Washpot, Stephen Fry's autobiography of his early years, was published to rave reviews and was a huge bestseller. In those thirteen years since, Stephen Fry has moved into a completely new stratosphere, both as a public ... more

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  • Cover image of book Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction by Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger and Joan Gordon (editors)
    Queer Universes: Sexualities in Science Fiction - by Wendy Gay Pearson, Veronica Hollinger and Joan Gordon (editors)

    £24.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846315015 | ISBN 10: 1846315018

    Contestations over the meaning and practice of sexuality have become increasingly central to cultural self-definition and critical debates over issues of identity, citizenship and the definition of humanity itself. In an era when a religious authorit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gertrude and Alice by Diana Souhami
    Gertrude and Alice - by Diana Souhami

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781848851481 | ISBN 10: 1848851480

    Gertrude Stein and Alice Babette Toklas met on Sunday 8 September 1907, in Paris. From that day on they were together, until Gertrude's death on Saturday 27 July 1946.   This title presents story of their remarkable life together, of the path ... more

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  • Cover image of book King of Shadows by Aaron Shurin
    King of Shadows - by Aaron Shurin

    £12.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780872864900 | ISBN 10: 0872864901

    King of Shadows assembles twenty-one highly charged personal essays circling around the author's gay and literary life in San Francisco, a poet's excursion through identity, sensibility, and the dangerous joy of living in the open."King of Shadows is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memoirs by Tennessee Williams
    Memoirs - by Tennessee Williams

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141189291 | ISBN 10: 0141189290

    When Memoirs was first published in 1975, it created quite a bit of turbulence in the media - though long self-identified as a gay man, Williams' candour about his love life, sexual encounters, and drug use was found shocking in and of itself, and su ... more

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  • Cover image of book Love is Where it Falls: An Account of a Passionate Friendship by Simon Callow
    Love is Where it Falls: An Account of a Passionate Friendship - by Simon Callow

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781854599766 | ISBN 10: 1854599763

    When Simon Callow first met Peggy Ramsay he could hardly have suspected that his encounter with the play agent would blossom into passionate love. There was the age difference for one thing: Callow was barely 30, Peggy was in her seventies. And then ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
    Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - by Alison Bechdel

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780224080514 | ISBN 10: 0224080512

    Fun Home is a fresh and brilliantly told memoir marked by gothic twists, a family funeral home, sexual angst and great books. Like Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis it's a story exhilaratingly suited to graphic memoir form. Meet Alison's father, obse ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Lives by Edmund White
    My Lives - by Edmund White

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747579649 | ISBN 10: 0747579644

    No one has ever been more frank, lucid, rueful and entertaining about growing up gay in Middle America than Edmund White. Best known for his autobiographical novels, White takes the fiction out of his story and delivers the factsin all their shocking ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Third Eye by R. N. Taber
    The Third Eye - by R. N. Taber

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780953983322 | ISBN 10: 0953983323

    A third volume of poems from R.N. Taber certainly lives up to expectations. Whether a serious read or leisurely dip 'n' dive on bus, train or plane, here are poems that fire the imagination and to which we can easily relate, sometimes less than comfo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moab is My Washpot by Stephen Fry
    Moab is My Washpot - by Stephen Fry

    £9.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099457046 | ISBN 10: 0099457040

    "Stephen Fry is one of the great originals- This autobiography of his first twenty years is a pleasure to read, mixing outrageous acts with sensible opinions in bewildering confusion- That so much outward charm, self-awareness and intellect should ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance by A. B. Christa Schwarz
    Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance - by A. B. Christa Schwarz

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780253216076 | ISBN 10: 0253216079

    This groundbreaking study explores the Harlem Renaissance as a literary phenomenon fundamentally shaped by same-sex-interested men. Christa Schwarz focuses on Countée Cullen, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay, and Richard Bruce Nugent and explores these ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Stein, Gertrude
    The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas - by Stein, Gertrude

    £9.99   paperback   (1933) - ISBN 13: 9780141185361 | ISBN 10: 0141185368

    For Gertrude Stein and her companion Alice B. Toklas, life in Paris was based upon the rue do Fleurus and the Saturday evenings, and 'it was like a kaleidoscope slowly turning'. Picasso was there with 'his high whinnying spanish giggle', as were Ceza ... more

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