Tag Archives: Jeanette Winterson

Lesbian Lit Wish List 2013: And Party Like It’s Venice, 1713 at Masq

Sick of reading best of lists? So am I. Instead, I’m going to look ahead, to the books I’d like to read in 2013 (and beyond): 1. Eminent Outlaws, the lesbian version. If you haven’t read Christopher Bram’s excellent and marvelously … Continue reading

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Mothers and Power: Winterson, Bechdel, and More

I have been ridiculously remiss in writing but I have been reading over the past month. And it seems the themes of the moment is mothers. First up: Absent Mother and Abusive Mother: Why Be Happy When You Could Be … Continue reading

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Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit: Lesbian Coming of Age Memoirs and Novels

I like coming of age stories—fiction or nonfiction. They seem to be the order of the day lately and recently I’ve read: The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily Danforth. Among other things it made me want to visit Montana. Oranges … Continue reading

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Books to Watch Out For This Week: Winterson and Anshaw

This promises to be a banner week for lesbian lit! Two excellent authors are releasing books on Tuesday: Why Be Happy When You Could be Normal? by Jeanette Winterson. Here’s a sampling of some of the incredible praise this memoir has … Continue reading

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