The Best Gay Books

A Listmania! list by maceball
 
A Home at the End of the World: A Novel
1.  A Home at the End of the World: A Novel by Michael Cunningham
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  "Forget "The Hours". This is Cunningham's best book. It'll break your heart."
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The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
2.  The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon
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  "There's a reason everyone loves this book."
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Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story
3.  Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story by Paul Monette
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  "Monette is painful and real. He cuts right to the bone."
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Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir
4.  Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir by Paul Monette
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

An Arrow's Flight: A Novel
5.  An Arrow's Flight: A Novel by Mark Merlis
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  "Wonderful and mysterious. Ancient myth reinterpreted into contemporary tragedy."
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Tales of the City
6.  Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
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  "A warning. Once you enter Maupin's fabled San Francisco, you'll never want to leave. Read them all."
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Blue Heaven (Contemporary American Fiction)
7.  Blue Heaven (Contemporary American Fiction) by Joe Keenan
The list author says:
  "Sceramingly funny. Don't read it in public. People will stare."
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Another Country
8.  Another Country by James Baldwin
The list author says:
  "Furious and fierce. Baldwin writes like a man posessed."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Me Talk Pretty One Day
9.  Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
The list author says:
  "All of Sedaris' books are worth reading. Start here and work your way back. This is another one not to be read in public."
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Screening Party
10.  Screening Party by Dennis Hensley
The list author says:
  "The funniest book about movies I've ever read."
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Misadventures in the (213)
11.  Misadventures in the (213) by Dennis Hensley
The list author says:
  "Snarky, sarcastic, and so true to what life in Los Angeles is really like."
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The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant
12.  The Kid: What Happened After My Boyfriend and I Decided to Go Get Pregnant by Dan Savage
The list author says:
  "Who knew Dan Savage could be so touching?"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (164 customer reviews)

Christopher and His Kind
13.  Christopher and His Kind by Christopher Isherwood
The list author says:
  "Isherwood lived a fascinating life, and luckily for us he write it all down."
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Glamorama (Vintage Contemporaries)
14.  Glamorama (Vintage Contemporaries) by Bret Easton Ellis
The list author says:
  "Satire of a high order. Smart, funny, brutal."
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3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (334 customer reviews)

Funny That Way: Adventures in Fabulousness
15.  Funny That Way: Adventures in Fabulousness by Joel Perry
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Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and Other Trials from My Queer Life
16.  Alec Baldwin Doesn't Love Me and Other Trials from My Queer Life by Michael Thomas Ford
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I'm the One That I Want
17.  I'm the One That I Want by Margaret Cho
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Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches
18.  Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches by Tony Kushner
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  "A theatrical masterpiece that also works on the page."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

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