Tag Archives: Books

Bi Book Looking for a Kickstart

New bisexual book Purple Prose is running a Kickstarter to get itself up off the ground. Like so much bi stuff – BCN magazine included – it’s not being funded by advertisers, LGBT organisations or Pink Pound corporates: so it’s up to us to put our hands into our pockets and make this happen. Take a look at their indiegogo […]

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Good Bi Reading

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) have announced the finalists for their Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards in 10 book categories and two special categories: Publisher of the Year and Bi Writer of the Year. The scale of the awards has grown again with 72 books submitted to 10 book categories. By comparison, last year there were 60 books and six […]

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New book explores bi Britain

“Bisexuality: Identities, Politics, and Theories” is a new book by Surya Monro of BiUK. It maps the UK bi scene / movement: what and where it is, who it includes and who it leaves behind. It explores topical themes, including sex and relationships, community, the commodification of bisexuality, and activism. The book also shows how understandings of bisexuality can usefully […]

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Review: Best Bi Short Stories

Stevie’s Carroll’s review of Best Bi Short Stories Edited by Sheela Lambert I tend to find anthologies a little hit and miss, and generally pick them up only when I recognise more than one of the authors as someone whose short stories I’ve read and enjoyed before. This time, however, it was the theme that attracted me; the bisexual experience […]

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Back in the TARDIS

Book review. Queers Dig Time Lords – edited by Sigrid Ellis and Michael Damian Thomas. Published by Mad Norwegian Press, 2013. “The protagonists were not required to demonstrate their heterosexuality at every turn. Anyone could go with the Doctor, if they’d make that leap.” “The show wasn’t saying ‘You should be like this.’ It wasn’t even saying ‘Why aren’t you […]

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Book Review: The Stranger’s Child

Book Review: The Stranger’s Child by Alan Hollinghurst Buy it via Amazon By the time I’d read the first few pages of this I knew why my friend had recommended it to me – all suppressed early-20th-century homoerotic undercurrents and (at least behavioural) bisexuality. It generation-hops every few chapters, ending up in the first decade of the 21st century, and […]

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Queering the Tardis

Or was it already queer long before Captain Jack arrived? Book review: Queers Dig Time Lords: A Celebration of Doctor Who by the LGBTQ Fans Who Love It.  Edited: Sigrid Ellis and Michael Damian Thomas, 2013.   Pub: Mad Norwegian Press (buy it on Amazon here) In recent years Mad Norwegian Press have had a lot of success with their books […]

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