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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Beyond the Desk: Pride Month Picks

Beyond the Desk

A West Allis Public Library Podcast about books, resources, lifelong learning, and what makes West Allis and the Milwaukee community great. Join hosts Elizabeth and Sarah as they chat with fellow staffers, authors, neighbors and each other about stories that moved them - and that they hope will inspire you.

In this episode, host Sarah and guest Adam chat about terrific books by LGBTQ+ authors, just in time for Pride Month. Plus, we share the prizes you can win just for participating in WAPL's Adult Summer Reading Program. Titles discussed in this episode include: Mostly Dead Things by Kristen Arnett; Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin; Swimming in the Dark by Tomasz Jedrowski; Memorial by Bryan Washington; Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan; Ziggy, Stardust and Me by James Brandon; and The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi.

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