26 Jun Pride Month | Sam Kenyon Interview
On this Pride Month edition of Love Your Library, we’re joined by Sam Kenyon who talks to us about his debut novel, I Am Not Raymond Wallace. Hear about the stories, articles and experiences that inspired Sam, as well as about what else he’s got in the pipeline at the moment. Plus, top up your pile as we hear from Ren, one of our library team assistants, and Cordelia, an avid library user, about their top LGBTQ+ picks.
Find the books mentioned in this episode:
The Gay Metropolis – Charles Kaiser
Secret Historian – Justin Spring
The Unbroken – C. L. Clark
The Jasmine Throne – Tasha Suri
She Who Became the Sun – Shelley Parker-Chan
Legends & Lattes – Travis Baldree
Mrs Dalloway – Virgina Woolf
Orlando – Virginia Woolf
The Hours – Michael Cunningham
One Last Stop – Casey McQuiston
Stone Butch Blues – Leslie Feinberg
Giovanni’s Room – James Baldwin
In the Dream House – Carmen Maria Machado
The Transgender Issue – Shon Faye
The Line of Beauty – Alan Hollinghurst
If you’ve not got enough recommendations from this episode, check out some more of Ren’s top choices to read this Pride month in our latest blog post.
Have you got a primary school-aged child? The summer reading challenge kicks off on 15 July, so visit the Hampshire Library’s Kids’ Zone to find out more.