October was a great month for reading, and the final month in this year’s OTR nomination period. Below are the newest titles that have been nominated for consideration for the Over the Rainbow List by at least one member of the committee:
Arsand, Daniel. Lovers. Europa Editions.
Atkins, Gary L. Imagining Gay Paradise: Bali, Bangkok and Cyber-Singapore. Hong Kong University Press.
Ball, Carlos. The Right to Be Parents: LGBT Families and the Transformation of Parenthood. NYU Press.
Baumgardner, Jennifer. F’em: Goo Goo, Gaga, and Some Thoughts on Balls. Seal Press.
Best Gay Stories 2012. Ed. by Peter Dubé. Lethe Press.
Beye, Charles Rowan. My Husband and My Wives: A Gay Man’s Odyssey. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction. Ed. by Brit Mandelo. Lethe Press.
Bildulka, Anthony. Dos Equis. Insomniac Press.
Boykin, Keith. For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Still Not Enough: Coming of Age, Coming Out, and Coming Home. Magnus Books.
Cohen, Lisa. All We Know: Three Lives. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard. Ed. by Tom Léger & Riley MacLeod. Topside Press.
Cox, Daniel Allen. Basement of Wolves. Arsenal Pulp Press.
craig, m. The Narrows. Papercut Press.
Currier, Ashley. Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa. University of Minnesota Press.
Eden, Martin. Spandex: Fast and Hard. Titan Books.
Fausto-Sterling, Anne. Sex/Gender: Biology in a Social World. Routledge.
Flewelling, Lynn. Casket of Souls. Spectra.
Halperin, David M. How to Be Gay. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Hart, Ellen. Rest for the Wicked. Minotaur Books.
Healy, Trebor. A Horse Named Sorrow. Terrace Books.
John, Elton. Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS. Little, Brown & Company.
Ladin, Joy. Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders. University of Wisconsin Press.
Lowenthal, Michael. The Paternity Test. Terrace Books.
Maran, Meredith. A Theory of Small Earthquakes. Soft Skull Press.
McGee, Donnelle. Shine. Sibling Rivalry Press.
Miller, Merle. On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual. Penguin.
Newman, Leslea. October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard. Candlewick Press.
Nicholson, Alexander. Fighting to Serve: Behind the Scenes in the War to Repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” Chicago Review Press.
Pitts, J.A. Forged in Fire. Tor Books.
Robinson, Gene. God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay Marriage. Knopf.
Roth, Marco. The Scientists: A Family Romance. Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Round, Jeffrey. Lake on the Mountain: A Dan Sharp Mystery. Dundurn.
Saylor, Steven. The Seven Wonders: A Novel of the Ancient World. Minotaur Books.
Sexuality, Religion, and the Sacred: Bisexual, Pansexual and Polysexual Perspectives. Ed. by Loraine Hutchins and H. Sharif Williams. Routledge.
Spade, Dean. Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law. South End Press.
Strachan, Zoe. Ever Fallen in Love. Sandstone Press Ltd.
Suganuma, Katsuhiko. Contact Moments: The Politics of Intercultural Desire in Japanese Male-Queer Cultures. Hong Kong University Press.
Sycamore, Mattilda Bernstein. Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform. AK Press.
Tang, Denise Tse-Shang. Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life. Hong Kong University Press.
Vaid, Urvashi. Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class and the Assumptions of LGBT Politics. Magnus Books.
Will, Barbara. Unlikely Collaboration: Gertrude Stein, Bernard Faÿ, and the Vichy Dilemma. Columbia University Press.