July Reads: Book Recommendations for Disability Pride Month

Books by Disabled Authors



Novels

Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

Sorrowland by Rivers Solomon

The Kiss Quotient: TikTok Made Me Buy It! by Helen Hoang

So Lucky by Nicola Griffith

Girl at War by Sara Novic



Memoirs

Being Heumann: An Unrepentant Memoir of a Disability Rights Activist by Judith Heumann and Kristen Joiner

A Face for Picasso: Coming of Age with Crouzon Syndrome by Ariel Henley

How to Lose Everything by Christa Couture

House of Prayer No. 2 by Mark Richard

Sitting Pretty: The View from My Ordinary Resilient Disabled Body by Rebekah Taussig

What Doesn't Kill You by Tessa Miller


Essays

Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century by Alice Wong

The Collected Schizophrenias by Esmé Weijun Wang

The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me by Keah Brown



YA Novels

Sick Kids In Love by Hannah Moskowitz

The Silence Between Us: I See You. Now Hear Me by Alison Gervais

A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll

Good Kings Bad Kings by Susan Nussbaum



Poetry

Cyborg Detective by Jillian Weise

The Perseverance by Raymond Antrobus

Beauty is a Verb: The New Poetry of Disability edited by Sheila Black, Jennifer Bartlett, Michael Northen

Single Window by Daniel Sluman