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Gay & Lesbian eBooks

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  • The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray

    Over 120 years after Oscar Wilde submitted The Picture of Dorian Gray for publication, the uncensored version of his novel appears here for the first time in a paperback edition. This volume restores material, including instances of graphic homosexual content, removed by the novel’s first editor, who feared it would be “offensive” to Victorians. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Dan Savage: The First Gay Celebrity

    There are many Dan Savages: the author of the Savage Love advice column, syndicated around the country; the radio essayist beloved by This American Life fans; the author of a best-selling book about his gay marriage, and another about his son’s open adoption; the prankster who ruined Rick Santorum’s life; and the founder of the “It Gets Better” anti-bullying campaign. But never before have we ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why Bowie Matters

    by Will Brooker ...
    A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and journey, and why he will always matter.When David Bowie died on 10th January 2016, it seemed the whole world was united in mourning. His greatest hits were sung tearfully in pubs up and down ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Between Women

    Friendship, Desire, and Marriage in Victorian England

    by Sharon Marcus ...
    Women in Victorian England wore jewelry made from each other's hair and wrote poems celebrating decades of friendship. They pored over magazines that described the dangerous pleasures of corporal punishment. A few had sexual relationships with each other, exchanged rings and vows, willed each other property, and lived together in long-term partnerships described as marriages. But, as Sharon Marcus ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Marion Zimmer Bradley Complete Planet Savers Science Adventure

    Her 1958 novel The Planet Savers introduced the planet of Darkover, which became the setting of a popular series by Bradley and other authors. The Darkover milieu may be considered as either fantasy with science fiction overtones or as science fiction with fantasy overtones, as Darkover is a lost earth colony where psi powers developed to an unusual degree. Bradley wrote many Darkover novels by ... Read more

    $7.32 AUD

  • Lecture

    by Mary Cappello ...
    series Undelivered Lectures
    "[Cappello's] excellent new book-length essay, Lecture... at once defends the lecture and calls for holistic and creative improvements to the form."—The AtlanticIn twenty-first century America, there is so much that holds or demands our attention without requiring it. Imagine the lecture as a radical opening.Mary Cappello's Lecture is a song for the forgotten art of the lecture. Brimming with ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Queer: A Graphic History

    series Graphic Guides
    'Queer: A Graphic History Could Totally Change the Way You Think About Sex and Gender' ViceActivist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Jules Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Samuel Steward and the Pursuit of the Erotic Sexuality, Literature, Archives

    Sexuality, Literature, Archives

    Samuel Steward and the Pursuit of the Erotic: Sexuality, Literature, Archives examines one of the most fascinating sexual renegades of the twentieth century and the social, cultural, pedagogical, and erotic projects with which he was engaged. This innovative collection, edited by Debra A. Moddelmog and Martin Joseph Ponce, examines the life and work of Samuel Steward at their most daring and ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Disturbing Attachments

    Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History

    by Kadji Amin ...
    series Theory Q
    Jean Genet (1910–1986) resonates, perhaps more than any other canonical queer figure from the pre-Stonewall past, with contemporary queer sensibilities attuned to a defiant non-normativity. Not only sexually queer, Genet was also a criminal and a social pariah, a bitter opponent of the police state, and an ally of revolutionary anticolonial movements. In Disturbing Attachments, Kadji Amin ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

  • Writing Queer Women of Color

    Representation and Misdirection in Contemporary Fiction and Graphic Narratives

     Queer women of color have historically been underrepresented or excluded completely in fiction and comics. When present, they are depicted as "less than" the white, Eurocentric norm. Drawing on semiotics, queer theory, and gender studies, this book addresses the imbalanced representation of queer women of color in graphic narratives and fiction and explores ways of rewriting queer women of color ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Middlebrow Queer

    Christopher Isherwood in America

    by Jaime Harker ...
    How could one write about gay life for the mainstream public in Cold War America? Many midcentury gay American writers, hampered by external and internal censors, never managed to do it. But Christopher Isherwood did, and what makes his accomplishment more remarkable is that while he was negotiating his identity as a gay writer, he was reinventing himself as an American one. Jaime Harker shows ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Sophia Parnok

    The Life and Work of Russia's Sappho

    series The Cutting Edge: Lesbian Life and Literature Series
    The weather in Moscow is good, there's no cholera, there's also no lesbian love...Brrr! Remembering those persons of whom you write me makes me nauseous as if I'd eaten a rotten sardine. Moscow doesn't have them--and that's marvellous."-Anton Chekhov, writing to his publisher in 1895Chekhov's barbed comment suggests the climate in which Sophia Parnok was writing, and is an added testament to to ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD

  • Genders

    series The New Critical Idiom
    The concept of gender continues to be a central issue in literary and cultural studies, with a significance that crosses disciplinary boundaries and provokes lively debate. In this fully revised and updated second edition, David Glover and Cora Kaplan offer a lucid and illuminating introduction to ’gender’ and its implications, including:an overview of the critical language and concepts ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • On Brokeback Mountain

    Meditations about Masculinity, Fear, and Love in the Story and the Film

    On Brokeback Mountain: Meditations About Masculinity, Fear, and Love in the Story and the Film provides a close, detailed, comparative discussion of the short story and the film in relation to ways of understanding masculinity and love between men in American culture. It uses analytical ideas from gay and lesbian/queer studies, American studies, social history, film history, and literary history, ... Read more

    $76.99 AUD

  • The Inverted Gaze

    Queering the French Literary Classics in America

    Translated by David Homel ...
    François Cusset is a major intellectual star in France; French Theory, his first book published in English, was published in 2008 (University of Minnesota Press) and won acclaim in the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and elsewhere. (French Theory is about the radical French thinkers who achieved an improbable level of influence and fame in the US in the late 1970s and 80s—Foucault, Derrida, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Don't Read Poetry

    A Book About How to Read Poems

    An award-winning poet offers a brilliant introduction to the joys--and challenges--of the genreIn Don't Read Poetry, award-winning poet and literary critic Stephanie Burt offers an accessible introduction to the seemingly daunting task of reading, understanding, and appreciating poetry. Burt dispels preconceptions about poetry and explains how poems speak to one another--and how they can speak to ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Marcel Proust: In Search of Lost Time (Volumes 1 to 7)

    (Complete) (Bauer Classics)

    Book 9 - All Time Best Writers
    This book, newly updated, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!In Search of Lost Time follows the narrator's recollections of childhood and experiences into adulthood in the late 19th century and early 20th century aristocratic France, while reflecting on the loss of time and lack of meaning to the world.This book contains the complete novel:Volume ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • How To Be Gay

    A pioneer of LGBTQ studies dares to suggest that gayness is a way of being that gay men must learn from one another to become who they are. The genius of gay culture resides in some of its most despised stereotypes—aestheticism, snobbery, melodrama, glamour, caricatures of women, and obsession with mothers—and in the social meaning of style. ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Girl Gang Sissy

    Forced Feminisation Humiliation by a Cruel Girl Gang

    by Verity Black ...
    Book 1 - Mistress Kerry Femdom Series 1
    Alan Wimple’s quiet night in is disrupted by a young group of women looking for some fun – that fun is dressing Alan in his flatmate Kerry’s lingerie and making him perform for their amusement. When will his torment end and more importantly how will he hide it from his flatmate. ... Read more

    $4.31 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Time Binds

    Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories

    series Perverse modernities
    Time Binds is a powerful argument that temporal and sexual dissonance are intertwined, and that the writing of history can be both embodied and erotic. Challenging queer theory’s recent emphasis on loss and trauma, Elizabeth Freeman foregrounds bodily pleasure in the experience and representation of time as she interprets an eclectic archive of queer literature, film, video, and art. She examines ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • The Romanov Sisters

    Not everything that dies stays dead. In the year 2054, the human race suffers the attack of the Resurrected Ones.A global war marks the end of humanity where humans are no longer the ruling population on earth.The ancient species force the remaining people into slavery and blood supply.The survivors hide in fear of being captured and killed, including Avery Pierce. She tries to escape her death by ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Queer Data

    Using Gender, Sex and Sexuality Data for Action

    by Kevin Guyan ...
    series Bloomsbury Studies in Digital Cultures
    Data has never mattered more. Our lives are increasingly shaped by it and how it is defined, collected and used. But who counts in the collection, analysis and application of data?This important book is the first to look at queer data – defined as data relating to gender, sex, sexual orientation and trans identity/history. The author shows us how current data practices reflect an incomplete ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD

  • Heaven

    One of Literary Hub's Most Anticipated Books by LGBTQ AuthorsEmerson Whitney writes, "Really, I can't explain myself without making a mess." What follows is that mess-electrifying, gorgeous, defiant.At Heaven's center, Whitney seeks to understand their relationship to their mother and grandmother, those first windows into womanhood and all its consequences. Whitney retraces a roving youth in ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers

    A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America

    As Lillian Faderman writes, there are "no constants with regard to lesbianism," except that lesbians prefer women. In this groundbreaking book, she reclaims the history of lesbian life in twentieth-century America, tracing the evolution of lesbian identity and subcultures from early networks to more recent diverse lifestyles. She draws from journals, unpublished manuscripts, songs, media accounts, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD