Best of 2009

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Best of 2009

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Dec 28, 2009, 1:41am

I am wondering if people have recommendations of great queer literature from this past year.

Dec 30, 2009, 10:47am

Ash by Malinda Lo. A young adult book retelling the story of Cinderella.

Jan 1, 2010, 11:01am

If by "from this past year" you mean books published in 2009, then, no, I don't have anything to recommend. But, although it's long, I found Sheila Rowbotham's 2008 Edward Carpenter : a life of liberty and love absolutely worth reading. So did my book group. What a man!

Also not from 2009 but recent is André Aciman's Call me by your name. It's not in your library and if you haven't read it, then give yourself a treat.

May 3, 2010, 8:06am

I just finished reading Salvation Army by {Abdellah Taia}. It's been nominated for a Lammy Award for gay fiction. It's well worth reading.

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