10 of the Best Disability Books of 2023

This year has had a lot of great disability literature to explore. Here are 10 of the best titles.

On Being Ill with Virginia Woolf

As I read Woolf’s description of the transformation that an illness can have on the mind, I felt as if I was being seen for the first time.

10 Classic Childhood Books You May Have Forgotten Featured Disabled Characters

There were more childhood books with disabled characters than you may have realized. Here are 10 childhood classics that depict disability.

9 Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books With Disabled Main Characters

SFF provides a way of re-envisioning disability, challenging ableism head-on and creating new stories. Here are some to get you started.

12 Comics and Graphic Novels With Great Disability Representation

Here are 12 graphic novels, manga, and comics with great disability representation that you need to read right now.

10 Books about Disability for Kids and Teens

These books about disability for kids and teens include representation of kids with limb difference, hearing aids, mobility aids, and more.

8 Books About Characters with Chronic Pain

Check out these novels about characters with chronic pain like Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin.

Better Than Nothing? Exploring the Limitations of AI-Narrated Audiobooks from a Disabled Person’s Perspective

I’m tired of being told that I should be grateful for “better than nothing.” “Better than nothing” is not equitable access.

The Enduring Ableism of LADY CHATTERLEY’S LOVER

Lady Chatterley's Lover is remembered as a feminist classic, but it perpetuates the ableist idea that disabled people are better off dead.

Representation of Wheelchair Users On Book Covers: Still a Long Way To Go

Though there has been some improvement, there's still a long way to go in how wheelchair users are represented on book covers.