The New York Times Book Review for 2015 has chosen Lillian Faderman's ""The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle," published by Simon & Schuster, as one of it's 100 most notable books of 2015.
Faderman is the author of "Surpassing the Love of Men" ( 1981 ) and "Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers" ( 1991 ).
The new comprehensive history explores the fight for gay rights with interviews with and stories of the fighters and the antagonists of the past several decades.
Also on the list is Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family. By Amy Ellis Nutt, published by Random House, the story of a family's response to their transgender child.
The full list of books is at the link: www.nytimes.com/2015/12/06/books/review/100-notable-books-of-2015.html .
Windy City Times' review of The Gay Revolution is at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Faderman-puts-history-in-its-place-in-The-Gay-Revolution/52990.html .