OTR jurors were reading a lot this April! Below are the new titles that have been nominated for consideration for this yearâ€™s Over the Rainbow List by at least one member of the committee:
Aldrich, Robert. Gay Lives. Thames & Hudson.
Avery, Ellis. The Last Nude. Riverhead.
Bechdel, Alison. Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Cain, Shannon. The Necessity of Certain Behaviors. University of Pittsburgh Press.
Carpenter, Dale. Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas. W. W. Norton & Company.
Cianciotto, Jason and Sean Cahill. LGBT Youth in America’s Schools. University of Michigan Press.
Dermont, Amber. The Starboard Sea. St. Martin’s Press.
DeWitt, Peter M. Dignity for All: Safeguarding LGBT Students. Corwin Press.
Gerber, Lynne. Seeking the Straight and Narrow: Weight Loss and Sexual Reorientation in Evangelical America. University of Chicago Press.
Gold, Kyell. The Green Fairy. Sofawolf Press.
Heiresses of Russ 2011: The Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction of the Year. Ed. by JoSelle Vanderhooft and Steve Berman. Lethe Press.
Here Come the Brides!: Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage. Ed. by Audrey Bilger and Michelle Kort. Seal Press
Hormel, Ambassador James C. and Erin Martin. Fit to Serve: Reflections on a Secret Life, Private Struggle, and Public Battle to Become the First Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador. Skyhorse Publishing.
Irving, John. In One Person. Simon & Schuster.
Lundoff, Catherine. A Day at the Inn, A Night at the Palace and Other Stories. Lethe Press.
Lundoff, Catherine. Silver Moon. Lethe Press.
Marcus, Jana. Transfigurations. 7 Angels Press.
Milk and Honey: A Celebration of Jewish Lesbian Poetry. Ed. byÂ Julie R. Enszer. Mid Summer Night’s Press.
Miller, Madeline. The Song of Achilles. Ecco.
Monahan, Annemarie. Three. PM Press.
Pratt, David. My Movie. Chelsea Station Editions.
Rustin, Bayard. I Must Resist: Bayard Rustinâ€™s Life in Letters. Ed. by Michael Long. City Lights Publishers.
Scott, Melissa. Point of Knives. Lethe Press.
Sovereign Erotics: A Collection of Two-Spirit Literature. Ed. by Qwo-Li Driskill, Daniel Heath Justice, Deborah Miranda, and Lisa Tatonetti. University of Arizona Press.
Streitmatter, Rodger. Outlaw Marriages: The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples. Beacon Press.
Wilson, Chana. Riding Fury Home: A Memoir. Seal Press.
Winterson, Jeanette. Why Be Happy When You Can Be Normal? Grove Press.