Publishing Triangle 100 Best Lesbian and Gay Novels

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The Triangle's list of 100 best lesbian and gay novels was selected by a panel of submitted by our judges, including the lesbian and gay writers Dorothy Allison, David Bergman, Christopher Bram, show more Michael Bronski, Samuel Delany, Lillian Faderman, Anthony Heilbut, M.E. Kerr, Jenifer Levin, John Loughery, Jaime Manrique, Mariana Romo-Carmona, Sarah Schulman, and Barbara Smith.

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Little Women (1868) by Louisa May Alcott
Bastard Out of Carolina (1992) by Dorothy Allison
The Story of Harold (1974) by Terry Andrews
Aquamarine (1992) by Carol Anshaw
Sister Gin (1975) by June Arnold
Another Country (1962) by James Baldwin
Giovanni's Room (1956) by James Baldwin
Lost Illusions (0) by Honoré de Balzac
Nightwood (1936) by Djuna Barnes
Ready to Catch Him Should He Fall (1990) by Neil Bartlett
Two Serious Ladies (1943) by Jane Bowles
Father of Frankenstein (1995) by Christopher Bram
The Children's Crusade (1990) by Rebecca Brown
Rubyfruit Jungle (1973) by Rita Mae Brown
The Gallery (1948) by John Horne Burns
Naked Lunch (1962) by William S. Burroughs
Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) by Truman Capote
Death Comes for the Archbishop (1927) by Willa Cather
The Exquisite Corpse (1967) by Alfred Chester
The Holy Terrors (1929) by Jean Cocteau
Chéri (1920) by Colette
Closer (1989) by Dennis Cooper
In Thrall (1982) by Jane DeLynn
Hell Has No Limits (1967) by José Donoso
The Alexandria Quartet (1957) by Lawrence Durrell
Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli (1926) by Ronald Firbank
The Young and Evil (1933) by Charles Henri Ford
Maurice: A Novel (1971) by E. M. Forster
Our Lady of the Flowers (1943) by Jean Genet
The Counterfeiters (1925) by André Gide
The Immoralist (1902) by André Gide
The Well of Loneliness (1928) by Radclyffe Hall
Lover (1976) by Bertha Harris
The Price of Salt (1952) by Patricia Highsmith
Dancer from the Dance (1978) by Andrew Holleran
The Swimming-Pool Library (1988) by Alan Hollinghurst
The Berlin Stories (1945) by Christopher Isherwood
A Single Man (1964) by Christopher Isherwood
The Bostonians (1886) by Henry James
The Turn of the Screw (1898) by Henry James
Miss Peabody's Inheritance (1983) by Elizabeth Jolley
A Visitation of Spirits (1989) by Randall Kenan
Women in Love (1920) by D. H. Lawrence
Therese and Isabelle (1966) by Violette Leduc
To Kill a Mockingbird (1960) by Harper Lee
Paradiso (1949) by José Lezama Lima
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name (1982) by Audre Lorde
Death in Venice and Seven Other Stories (1954) by Thomas Mann
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1940) by Carson McCullers
The Member of the Wedding (1946) by Carson McCullers
Moby Dick (1851) by Herman Melville
An Arrow's Flight: A Novel (1998) by Mark Merlis
Patience and Sarah (1969) by Isabel Miller
Sita (1976) by Kate Millett
Confessions of a Mask (1949) by Yukio Mishima
The Confusions of Young Törless (1906) by Robert Musil
Pale Fire (1962) by Vladimir Nabokov
Riverfinger Women (1974) by Elana Nachman/Dykewomon
The Satyricon (1) by Petronius Arbiter
Special Friendships (1944) by Roger Peyrefitte
Rene's Flesh (1952) by Virgilio Piñera
In Search of Lost Time (1913) by Marcel Proust
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1976) by Manuel Puig
Eustace Chisholm and the Works (1967) by James Purdy
City of Night (1963) by John Rechy
The Friendly Young Ladies (1943) by Mary Renault
The Persian Boy (1972) by Mary Renault
Sheeper (1967) by Irving Rosenthal
Sea of Tranquillity (1994) by Paul Russell
On Strike Against God (1980) by Joanna Russ
Was (1992) by Geoff Ryman
Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing (1965) by May Sarton
Rat Bohemia (1995) by Sarah Schulman
Funny Boy (1995) by Shyam Selvadurai
The Changelings (1955) by Jo Sinclair
Wasteland (1946) by Jo Sinclair
The Man Who Fell in Love with the Moon (1991) by Tom Spanbauer
The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933) by Gertrude Stein
Three Lives (1909) by Gertrude Stein
Olivia (1949) by Dorothy Bussy
The Gaudy Image (1950) by William Talsman
The Story of the Night (1996) by Colm Tóibín
Gemini (1975) by Michel Tournier
The City and the Pillar {original} (1948) by Gore Vidal
Myra Breckinridge (1968) by Gore Vidal
The Color Purple (1982) by Alice Walker
Brideshead Revisited (1945) by Evelyn Waugh
The Beautiful Room Is Empty (1988) by Edmund White
A Boy's Own Story (1982) by Edmund White
The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890) by Oscar Wilde
The Child Manuela: A Novel (1934) by Christa Winsloe
Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit (1985) by Jeanette Winterson
The Passion (1987) by Jeanette Winterson
Les Guérillères (1969) by Monique Wittig
Autobiography of a Family Photo (1995) by Jacqueline Woodson
Mrs. Dalloway (1925) by Virginia Woolf
Orlando: A Biography (1928) by Virginia Woolf

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