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Call me an unsatisfying sequel

Call me an unsatisfying sequel

By Brian Bromberger

Andre Aciman has published the sequel to his incandescent debut novel, "Call Me By Your Name."

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By Jim Piechota | November 12, 2019

Writer Augusten Burroughs reveals yet another fascinating aspect about himself in " Toil & Trouble." Wait for it: he's a witch.

By Tim Pfaff | November 5, 2019

Jeanette Winterson's 11th novel is "Frankissstein: A Love Story" (Grove Press).


By Jim Piechota | November 5, 2019

In his effortlessly breezy and entertaining memoir "Beautiful on the Outside," U.S. Olympic athlete Adam Rippon demonstrates a natural knack for comedic writing.

By Tim Pfaff | October 29, 2019

Call it an uptick in the collective unconscious or call it news, there's no mistaking the mushrooming of new books, fiction and non-, about Fascism.


By Brian Bromberger | October 29, 2019

The new play "The Inheritance" by Matthew Lopez, is an epic of current gay life in New York performed in two parts, lasting a total of 7.5 hours.

By Jim Piechota | October 22, 2019

The area around New York City's West Village piers in the 1970s was a hidden, secretive enclave where anonymous gay sexual activity was rampant, nude sunbathing was celebrated, and offbeat, radical works of queer art were created and appreciated.


By Tim Pfaff | October 15, 2019

From its very title, Caleb Crain's second novel, "Overthrow," is comedy of the highest order.

By Tavo Amador | October 15, 2019

As Sloan De Forest shows in TCM's "Dynamic Dames: 50 Leading Ladies Who Made History" (Running Press, $23), today's gifted actresses continue to make noteworthy films.


By Peter Garland | October 15, 2019

"The necessity of procuring good intelligence is apparent and need not be further urged." — George Washington, 1777. Here are five homosexual authors through history who dabbled in espionage.

By John F. Karr | October 15, 2019

I was initially dismayed to see Ethan Mordden's latest book, "On Streisand" (Oxford Press, hardcover, $21.95).


By Jim Provenzano | October 9, 2019

Blondie cofounders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein were guests at the Arts & Ideas series hosted by the Jewish Community Center on October 3, to discuss Harry's memoir, 'Face It.'

By Gregg Shapiro | October 8, 2019

The first new Henry Rios mystery novel in 20 years, "Carved in Bone" (Persigo Press) by award-winning gay author Michael Nava, is set in mid-1980s San Francisco.


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