Lillian Faderman is an internationally known scholar of lesbian and LGBT history and literature, as well as ethnic history and literature. SURPASSING THE LOVE OF MEN, ODD GIRLS AND TWILIGHT LOVERS and THE GAY REVOLUTION were recognized as "Notable Books of the Year" by the New York Times. ODD GIRLS AND TWILIGHT LOVERS was named one of the Top 10 Books of Radical History by The Guardian. Sarah Waters spoke of SURPASSING THE LOVE OF MEN as her most formative book in an interview with the Guardian.
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, 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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