GLBT Round Table Newsletter Reviews for 2009



Alan, Kage. Andy Stevenson vs. The Lord of the Loins. Austin, TX: Zumaya Boundless, 2008. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934841006.

—. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to My Sexual Orientation. Austin, TX: Zumaya Boundless, 2008 (2003). $14.99. ISBN: 9781934135914.

Banis, Victor J. Deadly Nightshade. Albion, NY: MLR Press LLC, 2009. paperback. 217p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934531747.

Barrack, Jeanne. Bend in the Road. Albion, NY: MLR Press, 2009. softcover. 261p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781608200023.

Baumbach, Laura. The Lost Temple of Karttikeya. Albion, NY: MLRPress, 2008. softcover. 194p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934531938.

Baumbach, Laura, Angela Fiddler, and Jet Mykles. Blood Claim. Albion, NY: MLR Press, LLC, 2008. softcover. 213p. $14.99. ISBN:9781934531167.

Baumbach, Laura, and Josh Lanyon. Mexican Heat. Crimes & Cocktails Mystery Ser. 1. Albion: MLR Press, 2008. paperback. 260p. $15.99. ISBN: 9781934531051.

Blue, Ally. Easy. Albion: MLR Press, LLC, 2008. 201p. paperback. $14.99. ISBN: 978934531624.

Califia, Patrick. Macho Sluts. Vancouver, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009. 398p. trade paper. $19.95. ISBN: 9781551522609.

Coyote, Ivan E. The Slow Fix: Stories. Advanced reading copy. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008. paperback. $16.95. ISBN: 9781551522470.

DeMarco, Joseph R. G. Murder on Camac. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2009. paperback. 393p. $18.00. ISBN: 9781590212134.

Duplechan, Larry. Got ’til It’s Gone. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008. paperback. 207p. $17.95. ISBN: 9781551522449.

Egloff, Z. Verge. Ann Arbor: Bywater Books, 2009. paperback. 280p. $14.95. ISBN: 9781932859683.

Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire. Advance reading copy. Ed. Amber Dawn. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009. paperback. 190p. $17.95. ISBN: 9781551522517.

Foreman, Martin. The Butterfly’s Wing. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2009, 1996. trade paperback. 303p. $18.00. ISBN 9781590211298.

Grant, Storm. Gym Dandy: A Gay Romance. Albion, NY: MLR Press, 2009. softcover. 193p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934531945.

Hurwin, David Wills. Freaks and Revelations. Little, Brown and Company, 2009. $16.99. ISBN: 9780316049962.

I Do! An Anthology in Support of Marriage Equality. Ed. Kris Jacen. Albion: MLR Press, 2009. paperback. 289p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934531709.

Lanyon, Josh. Death of a Pirate King. An Adrien English Mystery. Albion: MLR Press, 2008. paperback. 235p. $14.99. ISBN: 9781934531310.

Olshan, Joseph. The Conversion. New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2009. paperback. 278p. $14.95. ISBN: 9780312565565.

Ruff, Shawn Stewart. Finlater. New York: Quote Editions, 2008. paperback. 300p. $15.50. ISBN: 9781604023954.

Schulman, Sarah. The Child. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008. paperback. 229p. $17.95. ISBN: 9781551522432.

So Fey: Queer Fairy Fiction. Ed. Steve Berman. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2009. paperback. 342p. $18.00. ISBN: 9781590212288.

Sole, Caro. Drag Queen in the Court of Death. Albion, NY: MLR Press. 2009. softcover. 256p. $14.99. ISBN: 978-1-60820-011-5.

Stevenson, Richard. The 38 Million Dollar Smile. A Donald Strachey Mystery. Albion, NY: MLR Press, c2009. 278p. ISBN: 9781608200139.


Badgett, M.V. Lee. When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage. New York: New York UP, 2009. hardcover. 287p. ISBN: 9780814791141.

Baim, Tracy, ed. Out and Proud in Chicago: An Overview of the City’s Gay Community. Chicago: Agate Publishing, 2008. hardcover. 224p. $30.00. ISBN: 9781572841000.

Bergman, S. Bear. The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009. 205p. $18.95. ISBN: 9781551522647.

Brill, Stephanie and Rachel Pepper. The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals. San Francisco, CA: Cleis Press, 2008. softcover. 252p. $16.95. ISBN: 9781573443180

Clinton, Kate. I Told You So. Boston, Beacon Press, 2009. hardcover. 189p. $22.00. ISBN: 9780807044421.

Courtois, Wayne. A Report from Winter. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2009. paperback. 279p. $18.00. ISBN: 9781590212356.

Diamond, Lisa M. Sexual Fluidity: Understanding Women’s Love and Desire. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2008. hardcover. 333p. $27.95. ISBN: 9780674026247.

The Dictionary of Homophobia: A Global History of Gay & Lesbian Experiences. Ed. Louis-Georges Tin. English Language Edition. Trans: Marek Redburn. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2008. hardcover. $44.95. ISBN: 9781551522296.

Driver, Susan, ed. Queer Youth Cultures. State University of New York Press, 2008. softcover. 307p. $28.00. ISBN:978-0-7914-7338-2.

Jennings Jr., Theodore W. Plato or Paul? The Origins of Western Homophobia. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2009. 244p. $25.00. ISBN: 9780829818550.

Kissack, Terence. Free Comrades: Anarchism and Homosexuality in the United States, 1895–1917. Oakland, California: AK Press, 2008. 237p. $17.95. ISBN: 9781904859116.

Knoop, Savannah. Girl Boy Girl: How I became JT Leroy. New York, NY: Seven Stories Press, 2008. softcover. 223p. $17.95. ISBN: 9781583228517.

Marvin A. McMickle. A Time to Speak: How Black Pastors Can Respond to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2008. paperback. 144p. $20.00. ISBN: 9780829818031.

Meem, Deborah T., Gibson, Michelle A. and Alexander, Jonathan F. Finding Out: An Introduction to LGBT Studies. SAGE Publications, Inc., 2009 c2010. paperback. 462p. $44.95. ISBN: 9781412938655.

Mollenkott, Virginia Ramey. Sensuous Spirituality. Rev. ed. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2008. paperback. 256 p. $25.00. ISBN: 9780829818055.

Stryker, Susan. Transgender History. Seal Studies Ser. Berkeley: Seal Press, 2008. 150p. paperback. ISBN: 9781580052245.

Summers, Ken. Queer Hauntings: True Tales of Gay and Lesbian Ghosts. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2009. paperback. 195p. ISBN: 9781590212394.


Sayers, Joey Alison. Just So You Know. Autobiographical Comics Ser. #1. Oakland, 2009. softcover. [36] pages. $5.00.


Equality U. Dir. O’Brien, Dave. Frameline, 2008. DVD. 90 min. $250 (discounted pricing available for K-12 schools, public libraries, and small nonprofits).

Expression = Life: ACT UP, Video, and the AIDS Crisis. Prod. Mark Read. DVD. Deep Dish TV, 2008. 180 min. $350.00 (Institutional); $50 (Individual). ISBN: 9781607020806.

Ten More Good Years. DVD. Prod. and dir. Michael Jacoby. LookOut Films, 2008. 71 min.



Bantle, Lee. David Inside Out. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 2009. hardcover. 192p. $16.99. ISBN: 9781416900399.

Burd, Nick. The Vast Fields of Ordinary. New York: Dial Books, 2009. hardcover. 320p. $16.99. ISBN: 9780803733404.

Ewert, Marcus, and Rex Ray. 10,000 Dresses. Seven Stories Press, 2008. hardcover. 32p. $14.95. ISBN: 9781583228500.

Harris, Gina. I Kiss Girls. Prizm Books / Torchere Press, 2007/2008. paperback. $13.95. ISBN: 1603703543.

Lo, Malinda. Ash. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2009. hardcover. 272p. $16.99. ISBN: 978-0316040099.

Marino, Peter. Magic and Misery. New York: Holiday House, 2009. hardcover. 293p. $17.95. ISBN: 9780823421336.

Out With It: Gay and Straight Teens Write About Homosexuality. Ed. Al Desetta. New York: Youth Communication, 2009. 2nd ed. 153p. softcover. ISBN: 9781933939728.


Park, Judith. YSquarePlus. New York: Yen Press, 2007 [2008 English language edition]. paperback. 200p. $10.99. ISBN: 9780759529274.


Gammel, Irene. Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L.M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic. St. Martin’s Press, 2008. hardcover. 320p. $27.95. ISBN: 0312382375.


Visionaries & Victories: Early Leaders in the LGBT Movement. Dirs. Joan E. Biren and Eric Slade. Youth in Motion Ser. Frameline, 2008. DVD. $24.99. 114 min.


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