Each year, members of the American Library Association’s Rainbow Round Table compile the Over the Rainbow Book List, a selection of excellent recent titles focused on LGBTQIA+ stories.
This year’s list is out now, featuring 48 exceptional nonfiction and fiction books for adult readers. The Over the Rainbow committee’s picks include a diverse array of authors, exploring history and contemporary politics through new lenses.
Here are their top ten titles:
Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America, by R. Eric Thomas
A History of My Brief Body, by Billy-Ray Belcourt
Homesick: Stories, by Nino Cipri
Homie: Poems, by Danez Smith
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir, by Jenn Shapland
Plain Bad Heroines, by Emily M. Danforth
The Prettiest Star, by Carter Sickels
Real Life, by Brandon Taylor
What's Your Pronoun?: Beyond He and She, by Dennis Baron
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