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Gay Lives & Histories - See also booklist: Lesbian & Gay History.

Related categories: History & Biography / Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuality & Transgender / Men & Masculinity /
Related booklists: Bisexual Lives and Histories, Transgender Lives & Histories, LGBTQ+ Lives, Histories and Biographies,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Broken Archangel: The Tempestuous Lives of Roger Casement by Roland Philipps
    Broken Archangel: The Tempestuous Lives of Roger Casement - by Roland Philipps

    £25.00   hardback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781847927071 | ISBN 10: 1847927076

    Pioneering human rights campaigner, patriot, romantic, traitor, LGBTQ+ martyr: this is the story of Roger Casement, one of the 20th century’s most complex and compelling figures.  'A book of met­iculous sensitivity and research' TELEGRAPH& ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fire Island: A Queer History by Jack Parlett
    Fire Island: A Queer History - by Jack Parlett

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781783787029 | ISBN 10: 1783787023

    Fire Island: a slim strip of land off the coast of New York, and a place of hedonism, reinvention, liberation.   Arriving on the island after a break-up back home in England, scholar and poet Jack Parlett was beguiled by what he found. Here we ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Down Darkness Wide by Sean Hewitt
    All Down Darkness Wide - by Sean Hewitt

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529114478 | ISBN 10: 1529114470

    A luminous memoir from the prize-winning poet - a story of love, heartbreak and coming of age, and a tender exploration of queer identity.  'Beautiful' Colm Tóibín 'Rapturous' New York Times 'Extraordinary' Observer 'Stunning' Sunday T ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Life Stories by Robert Aldrich
    Gay Life Stories - by Robert Aldrich

    £12.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780500297032 | ISBN 10: 0500297037

    A fascinating portrait of gay men and women throughout time whose lives have influenced society at large, as well as what we recognize as today’s varied gay culture.  This book gives a voice to more than eighty people from every major conti ... more

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  • Cover image of book Difference Is Born on the Lips: Reflections on Sexuality, Stigma and Society by Michael Handrick
    Difference Is Born on the Lips: Reflections on Sexuality, Stigma and Society - by Michael Handrick

    £16.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780750999021 | ISBN 10: 0750999020

    In this shockingly raw but beautifully written book, Michael Handrick unpicks the toxic narratives and myths built up by society of what it means to be a man, gay and working class. Moving through time and memory, from a rural council estate surround ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS : A Memoir by Derek Frost
    Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS : A Memoir - by Derek Frost

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786784964 | ISBN 10: 1786784963

    This is the tale of a devastating pandemic, of lives cut painfully short - it's also a love story.  Derek, a distinguished designer, and J, a pioneering entrepreneur and creator of Heaven, the iconic gay dance club, met and fell in love more ... more

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  • Cover image of book And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
    And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic - by Randy Shilts

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788167734 | ISBN 10: 1788167732

    An international bestseller and winner of the Stonewall Book Award, which inspired an award-winning film.  Randy Shilts was the first openly gay journalist dealing with gay issues for the San Francisco Chronicle. In 1981, the year when AIDS c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Naturally Tan: A Memoir by Tan France
    Naturally Tan: A Memoir - by Tan France

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780753553732 | ISBN 10: 0753553732

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'The book is meant to spread joy, personal acceptance, and most of all understanding. Each of us is living our own private journey, and the more we know about each other, the healthier and happier the world will b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Killed My Father by Édouard Louis
    Who Killed My Father - by Édouard Louis

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301221 | ISBN 10: 1787301222

    Who Killed My Father is the story of a tough guy – the story of the little boy I never was. The story of my father.   In Who Killed My Father, Édouard Louis explores key moments in his father’s life, and the tenderness and disconnects in ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Pocket Biography of Wilde by Tony Potter
    A Pocket Biography of Wilde - by Tony Potter

    £4.50   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780717179459 | ISBN 10: 0717179451

    Oscar Wilde was one of Ireland’s finest and most prolific 19th-century writers and a celebrated wit. He became a popular playwright in the early 1890s and is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, the circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley
    Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family - by Garrard Conley

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008276980 | ISBN 10: 0008276986

    The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality.   When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Adventures of a Happy Homosexual by Terry Sanderson
    The Adventures of a Happy Homosexual - by Terry Sanderson

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781786102331 | ISBN 10: 1786102331

    In this funny, warm and touching book Terry Sanderson reveals how he the most unwilling and unlikely of activists - honed his skills as a campaigner at the very beginning of the struggle for gay rights in Britain. But this is more than just the sto ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Fool Me by Stephen Fry
    More Fool Me - by Stephen Fry

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781405918831 | ISBN 10: 1405918837

    Stephen Fry invites readers to take a glimpse at his life story in the unputdownable More Fool Me.  'Oh dear I am an arse. I expect there'll be what I believe is called an "intervention" soon. I keep picturing it. All my friends bearing dow ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oscar Wilde and His Circle by Simon Callow
    Oscar Wilde and His Circle - by Simon Callow

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781855144781 | ISBN 10: 1855144786

    One of literature's most flamboyant and witty personalities, the much-quoted Oscar Wilde captivated and scandalised late nineteenth-century society in Europe and America.   Wilde was a pioneer of celebrity, whose friends and contemporaries in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sixties Diaries Volume Two 1960-1969 by Christopher Isherwood
    The Sixties Diaries Volume Two 1960-1969 - by Christopher Isherwood

    £25.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780099565222 | ISBN 10: 0099565226

    A great writer nails the sixties, from California to swinging London, in his fearless, insightful diaries - with a preface by Christopher Hitchens.  This second volume of Christopher Isherwood's remarkable diaries opens on his fifty-sixth ... more

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