Best Books For Gay Men

1. Love Wins: A Book About Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived by Rob Bell (2011): This book is a powerful exploration of eternal destiny and the ultimate destiny of humanity. Rob Bell examines the historical and scriptural evidence for both heaven and hell and offers an inclusive and unexpected view of the afterlife.

2. The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith (1952): This groundbreaking novel tells the story of Therese Belivet, a stage designer who falls in love with an older woman named Carol Aird. The Price of Salt is a groundbreaking look at same-sex relationships, and it’s one of the earliest works of lesbian literature.

3. The Price of Temptation by David Ebershoff (2000): This novel follows the story of an openly gay man named Stephen as he navigates the complicated relationships of his family and friends. It’s a thoughtful exploration of identity, love, and the power of temptation.

4. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (1890): This classic novel tells the story of Dorian Gray, a young man whose beauty and charm attract admirers of all genders. It’s a timeless exploration of identity and morality, and it remains one of the most important works of queer literature.

5. Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (2006): This graphic novel tells the story of Alison’s relationship with her father and her own coming-out process. It’s a powerful and heartbreaking exploration of family, identity, and self-acceptance.

6. Giovanni’s Room by James Baldwin (1956): This novel follows the story of David, an American man living in Paris who falls in love with another man. It’s a heartbreaking exploration of identity, love, and loss.

7. The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst (2004): This novel tells the story of Nick Guest, a young gay man living in London during the 1980s. It’s a powerful exploration of politics, identity, and sexuality in a changing Britain.

8. Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides (2002): Middlesex tells the story of Cal Stephanides, a hermaphrodite living in Detroit in the 1970s. It’s an epic exploration of identity, sexuality, and family.

9. The Hours by Michael Cunningham (1999): This novel tells the story of three women living in different times, all of whom are connected by Virginia Woolf’s novel, Mrs. Dalloway. It’s an exploration of identity, relationships, and mortality.

10. The City & The Pillar by Gore Vidal (1948): This novel tells the story of Jim Willard, a young man who discovers his homosexuality and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. It’s a groundbreaking exploration of identity and sexuality.