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ROBIN REARDON

THE MILES

THE EVOLUTION OF ETHAN POE

THE BOYFRIEND

666 CHARING CROSS ROAD

ROBERT LENNON

R. RAJ RAO

PAUL MAGRS

THE GAY DIVORCEE

NOTES FROM AN EXHIBITION

PAUL BURSTON

PATRICK GALE

WARREN THE FRONT RUNNER

HALLUCINATING FOCAULT

PATRICIA NELL

PATRICIA DUNCKER

GYPSY BOY

THE MYSTERIES OF PITTSBURGH

MIKEY WALSH

MICHAEL CHABON

BENSON AT SIXTY

PAGAN AND HER PARENTS

MICHAEL CARSON

MICHAEL ARDITTI

CHILDREN OF THE SUN

SPANDEX

MAX SCHAEFER

MARTIN EDEN

THE CUTTING ROOM

ANNABEL

LOUISE WELSH

KATHLEEN WINTER

WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON

THE HEART IS DECEITFUL ABOVE ALL THINGS

JOHN GREEN

PUTTING ON THE RITZ

J T LEROY

JOE KEENAN

ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT

THE LONG FIRM

JEANETTE WINTERSON

JAKE ARNOTT

REALITY, REALITY

ROOM

MAPP AND LUCIA

JACKIE KAY

EMMA DONOGHUE

E F BENSON

CHAOS

SCREWED UP LIFE OF CHARLIE THE SECOND

EDMUND WHITE

DREW FERGUSON

GOD JR

SQUIRREL SEEKS CHIPMUNK

DENNIS COOPER

DAVID SEDARIS

THE INDIAN CLERK

GOODBYE TO BERLIN

DAVID LEAVITT

CHRISTOPHER ISHERWOOD

THE ART OF FIELDING

THE BEES

CHAD HARBACH

CAROL ANNE DUFFY

TALES OF THE CITY

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ARE YOU MY MOTHER?

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THERE BUT FOR THE

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ALI SMITH

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THE LINE OF BEAUTY

manchester.gov.uk/ libraries

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ALAN HOLLINGHURST

Go online to join the library, search our catalogue, reserve/ renew and sign up for email reminders. Find online references, newspaper archives, free ebooks, audio books, music streaming and more at

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Manchester Libraries are celebrating the best in LGBT writ ing w it h a collection of our f avourite 50 new a nd classic aut hors. AUTHORS

ARMISTEAD MAUPIN TALES OF THE CITY

ARE YOU MY MOTHER?

THERE BUT FOR THE

ALISON BECHDEL

ALI SMITH

THE LINE OF BEAUTY

MY SIDE OF THE STORY

ALAN HOLLINGHURST

WILL DAVIS

SELECTED POEMS

KICK BACK

W H AUDEN

VAL MCDERMID

STRANGER ON LESBOS

Also every Friday in October and November we’ll be blogging about one of the books. visit manchesterlitlist.blogspot. com and tell us what you think.

Robert Lennon Robin Reardon Rodney Bolt Ronald Firbank Sarah Waters Siba Al-Harez Stacey D’erasmo Stella Duffy Stephen Chbosky Stephen Fry Terry Ronald Tove Jansson Valerie Taylor Val McDermid W H Auden Will Davis

VALERIE TAYLOR

If you prefer your books in e-format or audio we have a collection of books by these authors to download at manchester.gov.uk/libraries

Joe Keenan John Green J T Leroy Kathleen Winter Louise Welsh Martin Eden Max Schaefer Michael Arditti Michael Carson Michael Chabon Mikey Walsh Patricia Duncker Patricia Nell Warren Patrick Gale Paul Burston Paul Magrs R. Raj Rao

THE SUMMER BOOK

MY SIDE OF THE STORY

SELECTED POEMS

KICK BACK

STRANGER ON LESBOS

THE SUMMER BOOK

BECOMING NANCY

PAPERWIGHT

THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER

THEODORA

THE SKY BELOW

THE OTHERS

FINGERSMITH

VAINGLORY

THE IMPOSSIBLE LIFE OF MARY BENSON

You can find these books at City Library on Deansgate and Chorlton Library. City Library also has a new collection of LGBT dvds. From the raw ‘Break My Fall’ to the classic ‘Milk’.

Alan Hollinghurst Ali Smith Alison Bechdel Armistead Maupin Carol Anne Duffy Chad Harbach Christopher Isherwood David Leavitt David Sedaris Dennis Cooper Drew Ferguson Edmund White E F Benson Emma Donoghue Jackie Kay Jake Arnott Jeanette Winterson

TOVE JANSSON

WILL DAVIS

W H AUDEN

VAL MCDERMID

VALERIE TAYLOR

TOVE JANSON

TERRY RONALD

STEPHEN FRY

STEPHEN CHBOSKY

STELLA DUFFY

STACEY D’ERASMO

SIBA AL-HAREZ

SARAH WATERS

RONALD FIRBANK

RODNEY BOLT

Our selection of books will take you on a journey through backstreet bars, Victorian society, Indian history, gothic horror, sports locker rooms, 1920’s village life and back to Manchester for some Sunday afternoon poetry.

50 Shades of Gay  

Fifty Shades of Gay is a new selection of the best in LGBT writing which highlights the work of librarians’ favourite 50 new and classic aut...