June reading list feeling a little light? Don't worry, we did the hard work for you.
We asked some of our favorite LGBT authors to suggest the one book they consider required reading this Pride month. Needless to say, you've got quite the list to get started on.
1. Michael Arceneaux
Recommendation: Darnell Moore’s No Ashes In The Fire
2. Samantha Irby
Recommendation: Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera
3. Roxane Gay
Recommendation: Stone Butch Blues By Leslie Feinberg
4. Janet Mock
5. Thomas Page McBee
6. Sarah Schulman
Recommendation: Rosalind Rosenberg's Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray
7. Brontez Purnell
8. Gabby Rivera
Recommendation: Tee Franklin's Bingo Love
9. Eileen Myles
Recommendation: Jordy Rosenberg's Confessions Of The Fox
10. Carmen Maria Machado
Recommendation: Ruby Fruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown
11. Jennifer Finney Boylan
Recommendation: Joy Ladin's Through The Door Of Life
12. Kristen Arnett
Recommendation: Alexander Chee's Edinburgh
13. Alexander Chee
Recommendation: Avram Finkelstein's After Silence
What else is on your Pride reading list? Sound off in the comments below.
Sarah Karlan is a deputy editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in San Francisco.
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