After a successful ALA Midwinter Conference in Seattle (Check out the 2013 Over The Rainbow List: 84 LGBT Books for Adult Readers at www.glbtrt.ala.org/overtherainbow), the OTR jurors went to work reading new titles. The following have all been nominated for consideration for this year’s Over the Rainbow List by at least one member of the committee:
Those in blue are reviewed here at reviewsbyamoslassen.com.
Baim, Tracy. Gay Press, Gay Power: The Growth of LGBT community Newspapers in America. Create Space.
Benemann, William. Men In Eden: William Drummond and Same-Sex Desire in the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. Bison Books.
Berry, Selisse, Editor. Out & Equal at Work: From Closet to Corner Office. Out & Equal Workplace Advocates.
Cooper, T. Real Man Adventures. McSweeny’s.
Currier, James. What Comes Around. Chelsea Station Editions.
Daring, C.B., et al. Queering Anarchism: Addressing and Undressing Power and Desire. AK Press.
Destino, Nicolas. Heartwreck. Sibling Rivalry Press.
Ditto, Beth and Michelle Tea. Coal to Diamonds: A Memoir. Spiegel & Grau.
Dubé, Peter, Editor. Best Gay Stories 2012. Lethe Press.
Edwards, Dylan. Transposes. Northwest Press.
Fields, L.A. My Dear Watson. Lethe Press.
Hernandez, Gilbert. Julio’s Day. Fantagraphics Books.
Kelly, Collin. Render. Sibling Rivalry Press.
Klaber, William. The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell. Greenleaf Book Press.
Leach, Marlene. The Inscrutable Mr. Elizabeth. Spinsters Ink.
Marans, Jon. A Strange and Separate People. Chelsea Station Editions.
Milk, Harvey. An Archive of Hope: Harvey Milk’s Speeches and Writings. University of California Press.
Negrón, Luis. Mundo Cruel. Seven Stories Press.
Pierceson, Jason. Same Sex Marriage in the United States: The Road to the Supreme Court. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Rumaker, Michael. Robert Duncan in San Francisco. City Lights Publishers.
Saenz, Benjamin Alire. Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club. Cinco Puntos Press.
Schulman, Sarah. Israel/Palestine and the Queer International. Duke University Press.
Smith, Aaron. Appetite. University of Pittsburgh Press.
Tarttelin, Abigail. Golden Boy. Atria Books.
Terry, Daniel Nathan. Waxwings. Lethe Press.
Thompson, Joyce. How to Greet Strangers. Lethe Press.
Tomaso, Carla. Frozen. Carma Publishing.
Vine, Barbara. The Child’s Child. Scribner.
Vitagliano, Paul. Born this Way: Real Stories of Growing Up Gay. Quick Books.
Walker, William S. Desire: Tales of New Orleans. Chelsea Station Editions.
Witkowski, Michal. Lovetown. Portobello Books.
Wojnarowicz, David. 7 Miles a Second. Fantagraphics Books.
Yip Lo Kam, Lucetta. Shanghai Lelas: Female Tongzhi Communities and Politics in Urban China. Hong Kong University Press.