By John Mack Freeman
Last week at Midwinter, the 2015 Over the Rainbow List was announced. The top ten titles are:
- Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive. By Julia Serano.
- Gender Failure. By Ivan Coyote and Rae Spoon.
- Living Out Islam: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims. By Scott Siraj al-Haqq Kugle. .
- Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness, and Becoming a Man. By Thomas Page McBee.
- Mr. Loverman. By Bernadine Evaristo.
- The Paying Guests. By Sarah Waters.
- Prelude to Bruise. By Saeed Jones.
- The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood. By Richard Blanco.
- The Queer South: LGBTQ Writers on the American South. Douglas Ray, Editor.
- The Two Hotel Francforts. By David Leavitt.
The full list can be found here. A special thanks to everyone who served on the committee for an excellent list!