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Lillian Faderman      

Renowned LGBT Historian & Author

Lillian Faderman is an internationally known scholar of lesbian and LGBT history and literature, as well as ethnic history and literature.

The Nation named HARVEY MILK: HIS LIVES AND DEATH Most Valuable Biography of 2018.

The New York Times named three of her books on its "Notable Books of the Year" list: SURPASSING THE LOVE OF MEN ODD GIRLS AND TWILIGHT LOVERS THE GAY REVOLUTION

The Guardian named ODD GIRLS AND TWILIGHT LOVERS one of the Top 10 Books of Radical History.

The Guardian interviewed Sarah Waters, who named SURPASSING THE LOVE OF MEN as her most formative book.

The Guardian named THE GAY REVOLUTION one of the Six Top Books of LGBT Life.

Faderman's work has been translated into numerous languages, including German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Turkish, Czech, and Slovenian. Among her many honors are six Lambda Literary Awards, two American Library Association Awards, an Anisfield-Wolf Book Award, and several lifetime achievement awards for scholarship, including Yale University's James Brudner Award, the Monette/Horwitz Award, the Publishing Triangle Award, the Golden Crown Literary Society Trailblazer Award, the ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives Culture Hero Award, and the American Association of University Women's Distinguished Senior Scholar Award.


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No one knows that better than Lillian Faderman, a nearly lifelong Californian who ... Faderman: My first publication was a co-edited anthology for the collegeĀ ...

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