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 Non Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

'A dazzling intellectual performance' VogueAgainst Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and made her name as one of the most incisive thinkers of our time. Sontag was among the first critics to write about the intersection between ... read more

Against Interpretation and Other Essays
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 Lesbian & Bi Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

This is the twentieth Anniversary Edition - with a new introduction by the author. "About as close to flawless as any reader could ask for". ("The New York Times Book Review"). Carolina in the 1950s, and Bone - christened Ruth Anna Boatwright - lives a happy life,... read more

Bastard Out of Carolina
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Conspirators plot to explode a train carrying nerve gas. A perfect servant suddenly reveals himself to be the insidious Dr. Fu Manchu. Science-fantasy wars, racism, corporate capitalism, drug addiction, and various medical and psychiatric horrors all play their parts in this mosaiclike, experimental n... read more

Exterminator!
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

James Baldwin's groundbreaking novel about love and the fear of love is set among the bohemian bars and nightclubs of 1950s Paris.
 
David is a young American expatriate who has just proposed marriage to his girlfriend, Hella. While she is away on a trip... read more

Giovanni's Room
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.
Reading Level:very good

James Baldwin's electrifying first novel.
'I had to deal with what hurt me most. I had to deal with my father.'
Drawing on James Baldwin's own boyhood in a religious community in 1930s Harlem, his first novel tells the story of young Johnny Grimes. Jo... read more

Go Tell It on the Mountain
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Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

"Aids and its Metaphors", the sequel, is obviously written in the light of the Aids crisis. Sontag states that our metaphors for Aids and its effects may be damaging; they suggest an apocalypse in personal and social terms, and therefore threaten not only the victims of the disease but all of society.

Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors: AND AIDS and Its Metaphors
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

In her magnificent novel, Marguerite Yourcenor recreates the life and death of one of the great rulers of the ancient world. The Emperor Hadrian, aware his demise is imminent, writes a long valedictory letter to Ma... read more

Memoirs of Hadrian: And Reflections on the Composition of Memoirs of Hadrian
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 Biography and Memoir

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in three different dec... read more

Morrissey Autobiography
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 Lesbian & Bi Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

My ntonia is a novel published in 1918 by American writer Willa Cather, considered one of her best works. It is the final book of her "prairie trilogy" of novels, preceded by O Pioneers and The Song of the Lark. The novel tells the stories of an orphaned boy from Virginia, Jim... read more

October 2018

My Antonia
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 Gay & Bi Male Fiction

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its influence on the relationship of art and obscenity, it is one of the books that redefined not just literature but American culture. Fo... read more

Naked Lunch
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 LGBTI & Queer Studies

Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

In an age of Black Lives Matter, James Baldwin's essays on life in Harlem, the protest novel, movies, and African Americans abroad are as powerful today as when they were first written. With documentaries like I Am Not Your Negro bringing renewed interest to Baldwin's... read more

January 2018

Notes of a Native Son
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Series:Penguin Modern Classics Ser.

The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.

Orientalism - Western Conceptions of the Orient
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