The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience

2019

The Great Believers

by Makkai, Rebecca
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Chicago, 1985: Yale Tishman watches as AIDS claims his friends, one by one, circling ever closer. Paris, 2015: Yale’s friend Fiona desperately tries to find her estranged daughter, newly escaped from an American cult. In alternating chapters, the novel lays bare not only the immediate destruction of AIDS but also its long, devastating shadow.

 
2017

Desert Boys

by McCormick, Chris
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2016

The gods of tango

by De Robertis, Carolina.
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2015

Prelude to Bruise: [Poetry]

by Jones, Saeed
Call Number: 811 J7845
2014

Art on Fire

by Sloin, Hilary
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2013

The Last Nude

by Avery, Ellis
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2012

Sweet Like Sugar

by Hoffman, Wayne (Wayne Adam).
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2011

More of This World or Maybe Another

by Johnson, Barb
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2010

Stray Dog Winter: A Novel

by Francis, David
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2009

Light Fell

by Fallenberg, Evan
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2008

The Teahouse Fire

by Avery, Ellis
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2007

Grief

by Holleran, Andrew
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2006

Babyji: A Novel

by Dawesar, Abha
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2005

The Master: A Novel

by Toibin, Colm
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2004

The Book of Salt

by Truong, Monique T. D.
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The story of Binh (which may or may not be his real name), a young man who flees Saigon in disgrace and comes to Paris, where he becomes Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas's cook.

2003

Letters to Montgomery Clift

by Alumit, Noel
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2002

The Laramie Project

by Kaufman, Moises
Call Number: 812 K2144-1
2001

Affinity

by Waters, Sarah
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2000

Po Man's Child: A Novel

by Blackman, Marci
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1999

The Hours

by Cunningham, Michael
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1998

Working Parts: A Novel

by Bledsoe, Lucy Jane
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1997

Hood

by Donoghue, Emma
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1996

Dream Boy

by Grimsley, Jim
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1995

Am I Blue: Coming Out from the Silence

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A collection of short stories about coming out, growing up LGBTQ, or with LGBTQ family and friends. Written by a variety of popular fiction authors, including Francesca Lia Block.

1994

Stone Butch Blues: A Novel

by Feinberg, Leslie
Call Number: Ed.a

Feinberg's semi-autobiographical novel about growing up butch and Jewish in working-class Buffalo, New York during the 1950s paints a portrait of a time in America when coming out was a crime the police were intent to enforce. Rejected by her family as a child for presenting masculine traits, Jess survives by passing as a man and navigating the pre-Stonewall NYC underground bar scene in search of a chosen family.

1993

Ceremonies: Prose and Poetry

by Hemphill, Essex
Call Number: 810.8 H491
1992

Halfway Home

by Monette, Paul
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1991

Crime Against Nature

by Pratt, Minnie Bruce
Call Number: 811 P916
1990

Eighty-Sixed

by Feinberg, David B.
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1989

The Swimming Pool Library

by Hollinghurst, Alan
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1987

The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture

by Williams, Walter L.
Call Number: 970.1 W7275 1992
1986

Sex and Germs: The Politics of AIDS

by Patton, Cindy
Call Number: 616.97 P322
1985

Another Mother Tongue: Gay Words, Gay Worlds

by Grahn, Judy
Call Number: 306.766 G742
1981

The Cancer Journals

by Lorde, Audre
Call Number: 616.994 L867
1974

Sex Variant Women in Literature; a Historical and Quantitative Survey

by Foster, Jeannette H. (Jeannette Howard)
Call Number: 809 F755
1971

Patience & Sarah

by Miller, Isabel
Call Number: Ed.a