USA: De beste LHBT-bøkene

Bloggen The Good Men Project har spurt en del USAnske LHBT-forfattere om å foreslå fem nødvendige LHBT-bøker. Topplista blir slik – suverent toppet av James Baldwin:

7 har med
Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin

3 har med
Another Country by James Baldwin
Our Lady of the Flowers by Jean Genet
The Folded Leaf by William Maxwell

2 har med
A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
An Arrow’s Flight by Mark Merlis
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson
Billy Budd by Herman Melville
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality by John Boswell
Christopher and His Kind by Christopher Isherwood
City of Night by John Rechy
Dancer From the Dance by Andrew Holleran
Grief by Andrew Holleran
Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel
The Gifts of the Body by Rebecca Brown
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde

1 har med
A Boy’s Own Story by Edmund White
A Glass of Blessings by Barbara Pym
A Voice Through a Cloud by Denton Welch
About Ed by Bob Gluck (novel-in-progress)
All: A James Broughton Reader edited by Jack Foley
Angels in America by Tony Kushner
Any poem by W.H. Auden or Elizabeth Bishop
Aquamarine by Carol Anshaw
Baker Street by Guy Davis
Bertram Cope’s Year by Henry Blake Fuller
Bisexuality and the Eroticism of Everyday Life by Marjorie Garber
Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir by Paul Monette
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
Brokeback Mountain by Annie Proulx
Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men edited by Essex Hemphill
Ceremonies: Prose and Poetry by Essex Hemphill
Close to the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration by David Wojnarowicz
Collected Poems by Arthur Rimbaud
Collected Stories by Truman Capote
Complete Poems by Constantine Cavafy
Confessions of a Mask by Yukio Mishima
Conundrum by Jan Morris
Cute, Quaint, Hungry, and Romantic: The Aesthetics of Consumerism by Daniel Harris
Dar: A Super Girly Top Secret Comic Diary by Erika Moen
Divine Comedies by James Merrill
Don’t Bite the Sun and Drinking Sapphire Wine by Tanith Lee
Dream Boy by Jim Grimsley
Eminent Maricones: Arenas, Lorca, Puig, and Me by Jaime Manrique
Falconer by John Cheever
Funeral Rites by Jean Genet
Gay American History: Lesbians and Gay Men in the U.S.A. by Jonathan Katz
Geography III by Elizabeth Bishop
Good Times, Bad Times by James Kirkwood
Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal by J.R. Ackerley
Home Girls: A Black Feminist Anthology edited by Barbara Smith
I Remember by Joe Brainard
I Should Be Extremely Happy in Your Company by Brian Hall
In Youth Is Pleasure by Denton Welch
Koolaids: The Art of War by Rabih Alameddine
La Batarde by Violette Leduc
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Lesbian Nation: The Feminist Solution by Jill Johnston
Life Maskby Emma Donoghue
Love and Rockets by Los Bros Hernandez
Macho Sluts by Patrick Califia
Maurice by E.M. Forster
Memoirs of Hadrian by Marguerite Yourcenar
My Dog Tulip by J.R. Ackerley
My Tender Matador by Pedro Lemebel
Nocturnes for the King of Naples by Edmund White
Olivia by Olivia (pseudonym of Dorothy Strachey)
On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual by Merle Miller
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
Original Story By: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood by Arthur Laurents
Orlando by Virginia Woolf
Our Town by Thornton Wilder
Picasso and Dora: A Memoir by James Lord
Prisoner of Love by Jean Genet
Reflections of a Rock Lobster: A Story about Growing Up Gay by Aaron Fricke
Remembrance of Things Past by Marcel Proust
Saul’s Book by Paul T. Rogers
Selected Poems by James Schuyler
Serious Pleasures: The Life of Stephen Tennant by Philip Hoare
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph: The Complete 1922 Text by T.E. Lawrence
Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality by Anne Fausto-Sterling
Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
The Ballad of the Sad Café by Carson McCullers
The Celluloid Closet: Homosexuality in the Movies by Vito Russo
The Confusions of Young Törless by Robert Musil
The Folding Star by Alan Hollinghurst
The Gay Militants by Donn Teal
The Greeks and Greek Love by James N. Davidson
The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1 by Michel Foucault
The Hotel Wentley Poems by John Wieners
The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
The Man of the House by Stephen McCauley
The Man Who Fell in Love With the Moon by Tom Spanbauer
The Marketplace by Laura Antoniou
The Master by Colm Toibin
The Motion of Light in Water: Sex and Science Fiction Writing in the East Village 1960-1965 by Samuel Delany
The Night Listener by Armistead Maupin
The Price of the Ticket: Collected Nonfiction 1948–1985 by James Baldwin
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather
The Pure and the Impure (New York Review Books Classics) by Colette
The Satyricon by Petronius
The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst
The Symposium by Plato
The Way We Live Now by Susan Sontag
Transparent by Cris Beam
Travels With Lizbeth: Three Years on the Road and on the Streets by Lars Eighner
Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles
Undoing Gender by Judith Butler
Valencia by Michelle Tea
Was by Geoff Ryman
We Too Are Drifting by Gale Wilhelm
What the Body Told by Rafael Campo
What’s for Dinner? by James Schuyler
White People by Allan Gurganus
Wrong by Dennis Cooper
Inferno (A Poet’s Novel) by Eileen Myles
The New York Diary by Ned Rorem
The Rain God by Arturo Islas
The Wild Boys by William Burroughs
Two Serious Ladies by Jane Bowles
Wasby Geoff Ryman
Á Rebours by Joris-Karl Huysmans
“The Transformation of Silence Into Language and Action” from Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde
“When I Was Thirteen” by Denton Welch (a story in The Stories of Denton Welch)

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