2015 STONEWALL BOOK AWARDS*
*Winner and honorees for Literature only.
The Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, are the first and most enduring awards for LGBTQIA+ books in the United States. Since 1971 they have recognized books of exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.
Read more about the Stonewall Book Awards at this link: http://www.ala.org/rt/rrt/award/stonewall
Praise for Saeed Jones:"Jones is the kind of writer who's more than wanted: he's desperately needed."--FlavorWire "This book leaves your body transformed in a way that poetry should." --ElevenEleven
NAMED A STONEWALL HONOR BOOK OF LITERATURE BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION
ONE OF NPR'S GREAT READS OF 2014
A 2015 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALIST
A modern classic being introduced to the United States for the first time, Tatamkhulu Afrika's autobiographical novel illuminating the profound and incomparable bonds forged between prisoners of war.
From the author of the worldwide bestseller Room: "Her greatest achievement yet...Emma Donoghue shows more than range with Frog Music -- she shows genius."- Darin Strauss, author of Half a Life.
It is the summer of 1940, and Lisbon, Portugal, is the only neutral port left in Europe-a city filled with spies, crowned heads, and refugees of every nationality, tipping back absinthe to while away the time until their escape.
It's 2015, and Patricia Cowan is very old. "Confused today," read the notes clipped to the end of her bed. She forgets things she should know-what year it is, major events in the lives of her children. But she remembers things that don't seem possible. She remembers marrying Mark and having four children. And she remembers not marrying Mark and raising three children with Bee instead.