Best-Sellers

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Men’s books 1. “Passionate Attention of an Interesting Man” by Ethan Mordden (Magnus, $19.99 pb). 2. “Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh” by Thomas Glave (Akashic, $15.95 pb). 3. “Heaven of Words: Last Journals, 1956-1984” by Glenway Wescott, edited by Jerry Rosco (U. of Wisconsin, $24.95 pb). 4. “For Colored Boys Who Have Considered Suicide, When the Rainbow Is Not Enough” by Keith Boykin (Magnus, $15.95 pb). 5. “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls” by David Sedaris (Little, Brown, $27 hb, $12.99 ebook). Sedaris shows once again why his work has been called “hilarious, elegant, and surprisingly moving” by the Washington Post. 6. “Best Gay Stories 2013,” edited by Steve Berman (Lethe, $18 pb, $9.99 ebook). The sixth volume of “Best Gay Stories” explores the entirety of the diverse gay literary market. 7. “The Gallery” by John Horne Burns (New York Review, $18.95 pb). 8. “The Moon’s Deep Circle” by David Holly (Bold Strokes, $16.95 pb).

Women’s and trans books 1. “Broken in Soft Places” by Fiona Zedde (Bold Strokes, $16.95 pb). 2. “Full Circle” by Skyy (Urban, $14.95 pb). 3. “Gender and Sexuality for Beginners” by Jaimee Garbacik (Steerforth, $16.99 pb). Examines the evolution of gender roles and definitions of sexual orientation in American society. 4. “Maxie Mainwaring, Lesbian Dilettante” by Monica Nolan (Kensington, $15 pb). 5. “The Lesbian Kama Sutra” by Kat Harding (Carlton, $14.95 hb). 6. “The Other Side of Paradise” by Staceyann Chin (Scribner, $16 pb). 7. “Freak of Nature” by Kelli Dunham (Topside, $14.95 pb). Philadephia’s own! 8. “How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir” by Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp, $15.95 pb).

Men’s DVDs 1. “Wise Kids,” directed by Stephen Cone (2011, 95 min., $24.95). Gay teen Tim and his two best friends Laura and Brea spend their last summer before college grappling with their feelings about the fundamentalist Baptist beliefs of their families. 2. “White Frog,” directed by Quentin Lee (2012, 93 min., $24.95). When Nick’s big brother Chaz (Harry Shum, Jr. of “Glee”) passes away in a tragic accident, Chaz’s friends comfort young Nick as he gradually discovers the truth: Chaz was gay, not such a nice thing in a traditional Chinese family. 3. “Yossi, aka Yossi and Jagger 2,” directed by Eytan Fox (2012, 85 min., $27.95). The long-awaited sequel to “Yossi and Jagger,” about Yossi’s life after Jagger’s death. 4. “Mixed Kebab,” directed by Guy Lee Thys (2012, 86 min., $19.95). Happily filled with contradictions, tall, dark and handsome Bram lives a mysterious life in Antwerp that is very different from his conservative, religious upbringing. 5. “Arizona Sky,” directed by Jeff London (2008, 91 min., $14.95). When they were teens, Kyle and Jake had special feelings for each other, but small-town life was too inhibiting for them to express their emotions. 6. “I Want Your Love,” directed by Travis Mathews (71 min., $24.99). One man’s last weekend in the city he loves, San Francisco. 7. “A Portrait of James Dean: Joshua Tree, 1951,” directed by Matthew Mishory (2012, 93 min., $24.95). A fearless, intimate fictional portrait of Dean on the cusp of becoming both a great actor and an outsider icon. 8. “D’Agustino,” directed by Jorge Ameer (2012, 117 min., $29.95). Ian Dawson has recently inherited his grandmother’s island estate in Greece that provides the perfect break from his loveless marriage to Sylvia.

Women’s and trans DVDs 1. “Gun Hill Road” directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green (2011, 88 min., $19.95). After three years in prison, macho Enrique returns to the Bronx to find his wife struggling to hide an emotional affair, and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation well beyond Enrique’s grasp and understanding. 2. “Trans: The Movie,” directed by Chris Arnold (The Film Collaborative, $20). A moving and exceptionally well-researched documentary with a remarkable cast of characters from all walks of life who are willing to tell their stories in the hope that they might one day be able to live ordinary lives. 3. “Pariah,” directed by Dee Rees (2011, 87 min., $19.95). Follows a 17-year-old African-American butch lesbian torn between the demands of her conservative family and the comfort of community among her friends in the outside world. 4. “Romeos,” directed by Sabine Bernardi (2011, 94 min., $24.95). As a pre-op transgender man, Lukas is constantly finding himself trapped in uncomfortable, compromising positions. German with subtitles. 5. “Sometimes in Life,” directed by Anthony Vallone (2008, 85 min., $29.95). 6. “Imagine Me and You,” directed by Ol Parker (2005, 93 min., $14.95). 7. “Watermelon Woman,” directed by Cheryl Dunye (1997, 90 min., $19.95). Philadelphia’s own!