I love lesbian books because they unapologetically centre women in their narratives, and we need more stories like that. Unfortunately, while gay men’s literature has made (some) strides in being seen as worthwhile for readers outside of that demographic, queer women’s literature seems to still be largely seen as only for queer women… Here are five reasons that straight women should give queer women books a shot.
– Over on Book Riot I posted 5 Reasons Straight Women Should Read Lesbian Books
Autostraddle posted Lez Liberty Lit #77: Let’s Talk About Harper Lee.
“Translating Djuna Barnes to Film: An Interview with Daviel Shy” was posted at Weird Sister.
“Gay literature is firmly out of the closet in India, and winning readers over” was posted at Scroll In.
“Behind the Issue: Sinister Wisdom 97: Out Latina Lesbians” was posted at Huffington Post.
Too Late… I Love You by Kiki Archer was reviewed at All Things Lesbian.
A Little Bit of Spice by Georgia Beers was reviewed at So So Gay.
Way Out: A History of Homosexuality in Modern England by Sebastian Buckle was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
The Right Side of History by Adrian Brooks was reviewed at ALA GLBT Reviews.
The Big Lie by Julie Mayhew was reviewed at Charlie In a Book.
The Gods of Tango by Carolina De Robertis was reviewed at Lambda Literary.
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Thanks for the Weird Sister link! <3