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Lights! Camera! Outrageous! Superstar female impersonator Craig Russell and the birth of drag on the international stage.
Outrageous Misfits
Brian Bradley
Paperback | Oct 2020
sold out $24.99
(on order)
"The tragic and resonant story of the disappearance of eight men--the victims of serial killer Bruce McArthur--from Toronto's queer community."
Missing from the Village
Justin Ling
Hardcover | Sep 2020
sold out $32.95
(on order)
The slums of Buenos Aires, the government, the mafia, the Virgin Mary, corrupt police, sex workers, thieves, drug dealers, and debauchery all combine in this sweeping novel deemed a ‘revelation for contemporary literature’ and ‘pure dynamite’.
Slum Virgin
Gabriela Cabezon Camara
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $23.95
"A bold and breathtaking anthology of queer Indigenous speculative fiction, edited by the author of Jonny Appleseed."
Love after the End
Joshua Whitehead
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $21.95
"Full of colourful, authentic characters and set in Toronto, Confessions of a Teenage Drag King highlights diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, and identity."
Confessions of a Teenage Drag King
Markus Harwood-Jones
Paperback | Jan 2021
in store $14.95
"The author of the acclaimed novel Scarborough weaves an unforgettable and timely dystopian account of a near-future when a queer Black performer and his allies join forces against an oppressive regime that is rounding up those deemed 'Other' in concentration camps."
Catherine Hernandez
Paperback | Sep 2020
in store $22.99
(more on order)
"All Salma wants is to make her mama smile again. Between English classes, job interviews, and missing Papa back in Syria, Mama always seems busy or sad. A homemade Syrian meal might cheer her up, but Salma doesn’t know the recipe, or what to call the vegetables in English, or where to find the right spices"
Salma the Syrian Chef
Danny Ramadan
Hardcover | Mar 2020
in store $21.95
"I'd gladly put this in the hands of any young person, especially those exploring their own gender identity... Love Me For Who I Am is about gender as one aspect of our own multi-faceted, evolving identities." -MJ
Love Me for Who I Am Vol. 1
Kata Konayama
Paperback | Jun 2020
in store $16.99
"In Love and Rage, Lama Rod Owens, coauthor of Radical Dharma, shows how this unmetabolized anger--and the grief, hurt, and transhistorical trauma beneath it--needs to be explored, respected, and fully embodied to heal from heartbreak and walk the path of liberation. This is not a book about bypassing anger to focus on happiness, or a road map for using spirit"
Love and Rage
Lama Rod Owens
Paperback | Jun 2020
sold out $23.95
(on order)
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Shipping fee: $5.95 for 1st zine, $1.00 for each individual zine, no additional charge to add it to an existing order

Smut Peddlers: Glad Day 50 is independently published by the Glad Day Smut Peddlers team, and so we can't list it with our other books, but we still wanted to let you know how excited we are about peddling this smut, which has been flying off the shelves. There are now less than 50 copies of this extremely limited run of 101 numbered zines.

Celebrating 50 years of sexual liberation and sexually charged art with stories that are intended to titillate and tantalize, the SMUT PEDDLERS: GLAD DAY 50 ZINE is chock full of smutty stories, poetry and photography lustily curated by the Smut Peddlers team.

Smut Peddlers: Glad Day 50 is available only as long as quantities last, first come first served, available in store at Glad Day Bookshop (499 Church Street) or get it online individually or by requesting it to be added to an existing order using this form.
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