Ann McMan Gets Her First 69

AutostraddleIt’s the one I’ve always waited for.

Although, everyone told me that when it finally happened, it would be stickier and involve cab fare.

Still…I don’t feel inclined to complain.

The online magazine Autostraddle has just released its list of  the “100 Best Lesbian Fiction & Memoir Books of All Time”—and Jericho made the cut, clocking in at the coveted number 69 spot.

And I didn’t even have to make it breakfast….

But seeing my name on ANY list that includes the likes of Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Allison, Gertrude Stein, Jeanette Winterson, Sarah Waters, Rita Mae Brown, Radclyffe Hall, Emma Donoghue, Allison Bechdel, Fannie Flagg, Ellen DeGeneres, Nicola Griffith, Jewelle Gomez, Katherine Forrest, Joyce Carol Oates, Carson McCullers, Sylvia Brownrigg, Ann Bannon, Audra Lorde, Patricia Highsmith, Malinda Lo, Michael Cunningham, and Alice Walker—not to mention my friends and colleagues Susan X. Meagher, Sarah Diemer, K.E. Lane, and Catherine Wilson—simply makes my head spin. In all honesty, it seems like I folded space and woke up in some alternate universe.

If so, I hope my Paw Points still work when I need more cat litter….

Thanks to everyone at Autostraddle—and the voters at goodreads, who made this all happen.

Click here to view the entire list.

And, if you need more cat litter, here’s a link to Paw Points.


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    • Cindy prestidge on January 13, 2013 at 5:54 pm
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    It’s been a very long time that I’ve read a book more than once much less several times. Love Jerich! Think this is one of the best written books I’ve read.

    1. Thank you, Cindy! I appreciate your kind feedback. I hope you’ll read (and like) Aftermath, too!

    • Skip on December 31, 2012 at 10:26 am
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    Congratulations! I’ve read both Jericho and Aftermath! Excellent stories and wonderful characters!

    1. Thank you! I sincerely appreciate the feedback.

    2. Thank you SO much! That means the world to me.

  1. I’ve read Jericho about five or six times now, it is #1 in my heart.

    1. Hello there! Thanks so much for your kindness. In fact, I was just humbled (and shocked) to make the list at all. You do have to admit that my placement is rather noteworthy…my mother would be so pleased. I hope you’ll take a swing at AFTERMATH, too. Thanks so much for your comment — and for reading.

  2. I’m quite sure that every single person who’s read and enjoyed Jericho will agree with this selection. Along with other cutting edge authors of our genre, you have moved the goal posts. Congratulations, AMFA!

    1. Thanks, Barista!

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