5 More Books We Can’t Wait to Read

9.11.2013

By Out.com Editors

Fantasy, reality, diaries, and more in store for your reading pleasure

Raising My Rainbow
By Lori Duron
Named after her popular blog, Duron’s first book is her account of raising her Barbie-loving, gender-creative young son, C.J. It already feels brave and long overdue. (Broadway Books, September 3)

Becoming a Londoner: A Diary
By David Plante
In the first volume of his diaries, Plante recounts his time hobnobbing with his partner, Nikos, in London’s artistic gay beau monde in the 1960s. It could become this generation’s A Moveable Feast. (Bloomsbury, September 24)

Yokohama Threeway: And Other Small Shames
By Beth Lisick
The Sister Spit vet, known for her wry wit and bare-all honesty, spills some of the most embarrassing, cringe-worthy moments of her life. Hannah Horvath, meet your match. (City Lights, September 20)

The Two Hotel Francforts
By David Leavitt
The PEN/Faulkner Award finalist’s latest is the tale of two couples — Pete and Julia and Edward and Iris — fleeing the Nazis. When they meet in Lisbon, Portugal, in 1940, Pete and Edward’s affair threatens to force their relationships over the brink. (Bloomsbury, October 15)

Hild
By Nicola Griffith
In her new historical novel, the six-time Lambda Literary Award winner turns her focus to the eponymous heroine, a girl born in 7th-century Britain who serves as the king’s seer and goes on to become St. Hilda of Whitby, the most powerful woman of the Middle Ages. (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, November 12)

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