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Warm weather page-turners: mysteries

Warm weather page-turners: mysteries

By Tavo Amador

A fine crop of murder mysteries is available to keep readers engaged while at the beach, the pool, or flying to an interesting destination.

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By Tim Pfaff | July 11, 2018

A deeply felt, finely balanced account of being Leonard Bernstein's oldest daughter captures the madness of life in the orbit of one of the last century's most influential, larger-than-life musicians with equal parts candor and compassion.

By Jim Piechota | July 11, 2018

Outspoken, forceful, and eminently significant, Michelle Tea has been a literary force of nature for well over a decade.


By Roberto Friedman | July 11, 2018

By the time young gay French author Edouard Louis' first novel "The End of Eddy" was translated into English and published in the U.S. last year, all of our friends who still read books had read it and were urging us to dive right in.

By Jim Piechota | July 4, 2018

As the winner of the sixth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" and the queen of her own expanding empire, insult comedienne extraordinaire Bianca Del Rio's (aka Roy Haylock) latest venture is a companion piece to her current comedy tour of the same name.


By Jim Piechota | June 20, 2018

For gay readers cultivating families of their own, there remains a distinct need for literary nourishment especially written for the young ones.

By Tavo Amador | June 20, 2018

The Swedish Royal Academy's decision to award the 1947 Nobel Prize for Literature to Andre Gide (1869-1951) was revolutionary. Never before had an openly homosexual author been given that prize.


By Gregg Shapiro | June 20, 2018

The following titles are suggestions for reading on a park bench, at the beach or anywhere the sun is warmly shining on you.

By Gregg Shapiro | June 20, 2018

Summer's finally here, and the time is right for reading at the beach, or wherever your heart desires.


By Tavo Amador | June 13, 2018

Second novels are tough, especially when the author's debut was highly acclaimed. This was the challenge facing Madeline Miller, whose "Song of Achilles" (2012) was a superb retelling of the legendary Greek hero's homoerotic love affair with Patrocles.

By Roberto Friedman | June 13, 2018

Last week we previewed two books that are being released in time for LGBTQ Pride Month. This week we follow up with a passel more, books with publication dates this June.


By Roberto Friedman | June 6, 2018

June is bustin' out all over. LGBTQ Pride Month always brings with it a cornucopia of new books of special interest to our community.

By John F. Karr | May 30, 2018

Two recently published books are a Bob Fosse feast for musical theatre enthusiasts (aka, show queens, a fun but less politically correct nickname).


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