Some of the most exciting books this year also feature bisexual themes. From the mythical Alcestis to homeless kids in San Francisco’s Castro, here are six titles to consider.

'Alcestis' by Katharine Beutner

ALCESTIS
by Katharine Beutner
Soho Press
Interview

“Beutner’s retelling is resolutely queer: strange, beautiful, ambivalent, sexually fluid, full of human complexity and godly simplicity.”

—Andrea Lawlor

'American Voyeur' by Benoit Denizet-Lewis

AMERICAN VOYEUR:
Dispatches From the Far Reaches of Modern Life
by Benoit Denizet-Lewis
Simon & Schuster

“From one essay (or subculture) to the next, Denizet-Lewis’s fellow voyeurs can discover all sorts of examples of human behaviors that seem similar but differ in direct opposition.”

—Tom Eubanks

‘Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women’ by Candace Walsh and Laura André

DEAR JOHN, I LOVE JANE:
Women Write About Leaving Men for Women
by Candace Walsh, Laura Andre, Ph.D.
forward by Lisa Diamond
Seal Press
Guest Blog

“A ground-breaking collection of stories about women discovering their queer sexuality after years in marriages or partnerships with men—is not so much about sex or betrayal or even lesbianism, but about rediscovery of the self.”

—Gabriella West

Krakow Melt By Daniel Allen Cox

KRAKOW MELT
by Daniel Allen Cox
Arsenal Pulp Press

The Petting Zoo by Jim Carroll - Author

THE PETTING ZOO
by Jim Carroll
Viking Adult

Under the Poppy By Kathe Koja

UNDER THE POPPY
by Kathe Koja
Small Beer Press
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