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Lillian Faderman

Photograph by Phyllis Irwin

About The Author

Lillian Faderman is an internationally respected scholar of lesbian history and literature. She is the author of several award-winning books on LBGT history. Her book Surpassing the Love of Men (1981) is considered the first serious, full-length historical study of lesbians.Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers (1991) is often called a "classic" of LGBT history. Both titles were named New York Times "Notable Books of the Year".

Books by Lillian Faderman