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It's time for Pride!

One of the highlights of August, even if we have to do it online this year; the celebration of love and identity in any shape or form with fellow humans. You can join the party with these titles. Enjoy!

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Text: Susan Jessen Spiele

Funny, romantic and emotional

Red White & Royal Blue

By Casey McQuiston

Alex, the First Son and Prince Henry of England are enemies. After their long-held feud escalates to a disaster at a Royal Wedding, the two are forced to fake a friendship in the spotlight to smooth international relations, and it changes everything!

Immersive, intense and thought-provoking

Swimming in the Dark

By Tomasz Jedrowski

In Poland in 1980 two young men meet and spend a dreamlike summer together, falling in love. Back in Warsaw, the harsh reality under the communist party and the catholic church sets in. They both have to find a way to survive.

Vulnerable, intimate and honest

A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

By Cyrus Grace Dunham

For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in their own body. Moving between Grace and Cyrus, Dunham brings us inside the chrysalis of gender transition, challenging our most basic assumptions about gender.

Inspiring, compelling and engaging


By Mary M. Talbot

Two young women, Cath from London and Mitch from Yorkshire, are getting involved. Not just with each other, but in the fight for the environment and against climate change. Cath goes to visit Mitch in Yorkshire during the flooding in 2015.

Did you know?

The Danish public libraries are indeed for the public, and we take great pride in offering an excellent service to all our guests – who in a way is also our employers! So whatever questions you might have, do not hesitate to contact us. At Roskilde Libraries, our motto is: Ask us anything, anytime – so please do!

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