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Spanning three centuries and three different versions of the American experiment, an unforgettable cast of characters are united by their reckonings with the qualities that make us human—fear, love, shame, need and loneliness.
by Ryan O'Connell
Unable to stop cheating on his boyfriend with sex workers, and grappling with an alcohol addiction, a successful TV writer with cerebral palsy, Eliot, searches for redemption.View on CountyCat
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In a totalitarian world where thoughts are controlled or erased by a select few, and your life is dictated by those who feel they have the right to decide your fate, Jane 57821 remembers and breaks free.
by Michelle Hart
Long after the end of an affair with an older, married woman, Mallory retreats into herself and must decide whether to stay safely in isolation or step fully into the world to confront how much the woman altered her life, for better or worse.View on CountyCat
by Ocean Vuong
Vuong contends with personal loss, the meaning of family, and the cost of being the product of an American war in America. These poems circle fragmented lives to find both restoration as well as the epicenter of the break.
by Jill Gutowitz
This collection of personal essays from the New Jersey-based writer looks at queerness, relationships, pop culture, the internet and identity as well as the mainstreaming of lesbian culture.View on CountyCat
by Billy Porter
The incomparable Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award winner shares his life story of coming of age in a world where simply being himself was a constant struggle and how unbreakable determination led him through countless hard times to where he is now.
by Nyle DiMarco
Before becoming the actor, producer, advocate, and model that people know today, DiMarco was half of a pair of Deaf twins born to a multi-generational Deaf family. At the hospital one day after he was born, Nyle “failed” his first test - a hearing test.
by Hannah Gadsby
A multi-award-winning comedian takes readers through the defining moments in her life that led to the creation of Nanette and her powerful decision to tell the truth—no matter the cost.
by Harvey Fierstein
This autobiography from the cultural icon, gay rights activist and four-time Tony Award–winning actor and playwright looks back on his legendary career, from community theater in Brooklyn to the excesses of Hollywood. Illustrations.