Books: Last minute ideas for your gay bibliophile The GA Voice Editors December 7, 2012 Books “The Art of Fermentation”By Sandor Ellix Katz (Chelsea Green, 2012) All you ever wanted to know about fermentation with writing basic enough for readers to make everything from their own yogurt to meads, wines and ciders. “Born This Way”By Paul Vitagliano (Quirk Books, 2012) “Promosexual” Paul Vitagliano takes his popular blog of the same name and transfers it into book form that includes 100 memories of growing up LGBTQ. “The Chicken Chronicles”By Alice Walker (New Press, reprint 2012) This memoir from the acclaimed author of “The Color Purple” is based on Walker’s experience raising chickens, but is really about much more. “For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Still Not Enough” Edited by Keith Boykin (Magnus, 2012) “Coming out, coming of age and coming home” are the themes of this anthology that includes pieces by G. Winston James, Tim’m T. West, James Earl Hardy and others. “I Hate Everyone … Starting with Me”By Joan Rivers (Berkley Hardcover, 2012) Joan Rivers pulls no punches in this book packed with punch lines and celebrity gossip — and not for the easily offended. “Later Poems, Selected and New: 1971-2012”By Adrienne Rich This final volume by celebrated lesbian poet Adrienne Rich, who died in March 2012, includes 10 powerful new poems as well as previously published pieces. “Need” By Todd Gregory (Kensington, 2012) Cord Logan is a vampire stalking the French Quarter who succumbs to his carnal desires as he longs to break a curse that could end all of civilization. “No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics”Edited by Justin Hall (Fantagraphics, 2010) Explore 40 years of queer cartoons that cover complex issues with humor, insight and style, from famous artists to those whose work deserves broader attention. “A Not So Model Home”By David James (Kensington, 2012) Amanda Thorne is a Realtor who can also solve murders and is asked by a client to appear on a reality TV show to help him find his soul mate. Second in a series. Support your local, gay-owned booksellers: Brushstrokes1510 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta, GA 30324www.brushstrokes.us Charis Books and More1189 Euclid Ave.Atlanta, GA 30307www.charisbooksandmore.com SHARE ON Pin It Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website 8 − = zero Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.