Bookshelf: Turning LGBT History Into Literature
BY David Artavia
May 31 2013 5:00 AM ET
Novels have become the new tell-alls for gay men and women. With poignant confessions and intriguing storylines, these four books have captured the experience of the mid-20th century, a time when oppression gradually gave way to liberation.
LGBT history is something we must never forget, and these authors have turned it into literature. With strength, courage, and attitude, the writers share imaginative tales of wrestling inner (and societal) demons to discover their own potential.
Check out these must-read books.
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