Celebrating Pride Month

Keep your celebration rolling with books from MIT Libraries

Missed the festivities last weekend? Come check out this year’s staff-selected highlights from the MIT Libraries’ collection of LGBTQIA works:


Inferno: A poet’s novel | Eileen Myles

Stone butch blues : a novel | Leslie Feinberg

Carry On | Rainbow Rowell

Rolling the Rs Zamora Linmark

Vermilion | Molly Tanzer

Parrotfish | Ellen Wittlinger

Middlesex | Jeffrey Eugenides

The Song of Achilles | Madeline Miller

Not Your Sidekick | C.B Lee

Kissing the Witch | Emma Donoghue

Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit | Jeanette Winterson

The Paying Guests  | Sarah Waters

Difficult Women | Roxane Gay


Graphic Novels

Beyond: the Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology | edit. Sfe R. Monster

The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For | Alison Bechdel

Lumberjanes [Volume one] | Noelle Stevenson & Grace Ellis

Skim | Mariko Tamaki and Jillian Tamaki



Queer | edit. David J. Getsy

We Are Never Meeting In Real Life | Samantha Irby

Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity | Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

I’m Just a Person | Tig Notaro


Want more? Below are some highly recommended offerings available to order from other loaning institutions. Happy reading!

The Inexplicable Logic of My Life | Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Our Own Private Universe | Robin Talley

Noteworthy | Riley Redgate

When the Moon Was Ours | Anna-Marie McLemore

George | Alex Gino

Now is the Hour | Tom Spanbauer

My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness | Kabi Nagata

Honor Girl | Maggie Thrash

You Know Me Well | Nina Lacour

Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World Sarah Prager