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LGBTQ Nonfiction Bestsellers

The top 10 LGBTQ Nonfiction audiobooks on Libro.fm based on sales from our 1,000+ partner bookstore locations.

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  1. How We Fight For Our Lives

    “Saeed Jones is supremely talented, so I expected his memoir to be great. I did NOT expect, however, to be left immobile in my chair after reading that final paragraph, processing the beauty of his words and those indelible sentences he’s generous enough to share with us. How We Fight for Our Lives is a moving and intimate portrait of the writer growing up as a young, gay black man and trying to understand the complex realities of his identity. We also gain insight to Jones’ relationship with his mother, a story that left me in pieces by the end. How We Fight for Our Lives is raw, difficult, and truthful, and completely stuffed with love.”

    BookPeople image Eugenia Vela, BookPeople
  2. This program is read by the authors and features bonus interviews and rough recordings of Tegan and Sara's first songs, recorded on cassette tapes in the late 90s, and rediscovered 20 years later while writing High School.

    From the iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a... Read More »

  3. One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot
    An NPR Best Book of 2017 An AV Club Favorite Book of 2017 A Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2017 A Goodreads Choice Awards nominee

    David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the... Read More »

  4. Presenting an original audiobook performance of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, starring the cast of the National Theatre's 2018 Broadway revival.

    In this production, adapted especially for the listening experience, Andrew Garfield, Nathan Lane, and the entire cast recreate their acclaimed performances from the 2018 Tony Award-winning National... Read More »

  5. Winner of the 2019 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography

    Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction

    Winner of the Shilts-Grahn Triangle Award for Lesbian Nonfiction

    Winner of the 2019 Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Award

    A New York Times Notable Book of 2018

    A revealing portrait of one of the most gifted and charismatic, yet...
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  6. Logical Family

    “Armistead Maupin's new memoir, Logical Family, tells the story of his life with the same humor and grace that have made his Tales of the City series so beloved. Fans will delight in reading about the inspirations for Barbary Lane and its inhabitants, but readers who are brand new to Maupin will also fall in love. His story is that of a young boy growing up in the old South, in the Navy, in Vietnam, and in the closet - at least until he found his home in 1970s San Francisco. Even if he weren't already an LGBT icon and literary hero, this memoir would be one to champion.”

    East City Bookshop image Emilie Sommer, East City Bookshop
  7. By Cleve Jones / Narrated by Cleve Jones

    2017 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD WINNER

    The partial inspiration for the ABC television mini-series!


    "You could read Cleve Jones's book because you should know about the struggle for gay, lesbian, and transgender rights from one of its key participants--maybe heroes--but really, you should read it for pleasure and joy."--Rebecca Solnit, author of... Read More »

  8. By Jackson Bird / Narrated by Jackson Bird

    An unflinching and endearing memoir from LGBTQ+ advocate Jackson Bird about how, through a childhood of gender mishaps and an awkward adolescence, he finally sorted things out and came out as a transgender man in his mid-twenties.

    When Jackson Bird was twenty-five, he came out as transgender to his friends, family, and anyone in the world with... Read More »

  9. THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER

    "Transformative ... If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --The New York Times Book Review

    A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d)...
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  10. Former Olympic figure skater and self-professed America's Sweetheart Adam Rippon shares his underdog journey from beautiful mess to outrageous success in this hilarious, big-hearted memoir that the Washington Post calls "comedic gold."
    Your mom probably told you it's what on the inside that counts. Well, then she was never a competitive figure... Read More »

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