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    27 Must Have Queer Summer Reads

    Beach season is upon us, so get your reading list in order. Also be sure to check out the books everyone must read in their 20s.

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    1. We The Animals By Justin Torres

    2. The Velvet Rage By Alan Downs

    3. Tiger, Tiger by Galaxy Craze

    4. The Swimming Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst

    5. The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

    6. If You Follow Me By Malena Watrous

    7. Spoon Fed By Kim Severson

    8. The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith

    9. So Many Ways To Sleep Badly By Matilda Berstein Sycamore

    10. Girl In Need Of A Tourniquet By Merri Lisa Johnson

    11. The Mysteries Of Pittsburgh By Michael Chabon

    12. Fun Home By Alison Bechdel

    13. Forgetting Elena By Edmund White

    14. Barrel Fever By David Sedaris

    15. A Love Story Starring My Dead Best Friend By Emily Horner

    16. Eminent Outlaws By Christopher Bram

    17. Chelsea Girls By Eileen Myles

    18. Confessions Of A Fairy's Daughter By Alison Wearing

    19. Two Serious Ladies By Jane Bowles

    20. Funeral Rites By Jean Genet

    21. People In Trouble By Sarah Schulman

    22. At Swim, Two Boys By Jamie O'Neill

    23. The Year Of Ice By Brian Malloy

    24. Strangers In Paradise By Terry Moore

    25. Many Waters By Madeleine L'Engle

    26. The Song Of Achilles By Madeline Miller

    27. I Am Not Myself These Days By Josh Kilmer-Purcell

    What will you be reading this summer?