Carmen Maria Machado Recommends Your Pride Month Reads

Join us on Tuesday 22nd June, 6.30 pm BST, for a free online conversation with Carmen Maria Machado to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week x Pride Month with Burley Fisher and Serpent's Tail. Book here to get your link to the event!

In advance of the conversation, Carmen recommends her five top current queer reads, all exploring lesbian lives, loves and liberations.

We recommend reading them alongside Carmen's books In the Dream House and Her Body and Other Parties!

Leah Horlick, For Your Own Good

Terry Castle, The Professor: A Sentimental Education

Saidiya Hartman, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments

Melissa Febos, Abandon Me: Memoirs

Lisa Duggan, Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity

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