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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.

By Tavo Amador | October 1, 2019

In "The Castle on Sunset — Life, Death, Love, Art, and Scandal at Hollywood's Chateau Marmont," Shawn Levy breathlessly relates the fascinating history of a unique property.


By Jim Piechota | October 1, 2019

Novelist James Gregor has written "Going Dutch," a dynamic debut novel about the difficulties in searching for love, and how supremely messy the entire process can become.

By Jim Piechota | September 10, 2019

One of the great things about author Chris Dennis' outstanding debut story collection "Here Is What You Do" is its penchant for expressing the tone of uneasiness in his characters.


By Tim Pfaff | September 3, 2019

In its subtitle, Alex Espinosa's new book, "Cruising: An Intimate History of a Radical Pastime" (The Unnamed Press), "history" seems almost to relegate to the past the pleasures of what was a "pastime."

By Gregg Shapiro | August 27, 2019

Summer has come and gone, but don't be sad. Autumn means a harvest of new books to read throughout the season.


By Tim Pfaff | August 27, 2019

The brightest star of Amanda Lee Koe's debut novel "Delayed Rays of a Star" (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday) is Amanda Lee Koe. The queer, Singapore-born, New York-based Koe's book is one of those astronomical rarities people get up in the night to behold.

By Tim Pfaff | August 24, 2019

I initially sensed a word play lurking in the title of Tim Murphy's new novel, "Correspondents" (Grove Press), but if so, it went past me.


By Roberto Friedman | August 13, 2019

Right now Out There is working alongside two colleagues who also moonlight as well-read gay authors.

By Jim Piechota | August 13, 2019

In his new memoir "Mr. Know-It-All," outspoken self-proclaimed "filth elder" John Waters opens a Pandora's Box of opinions, secrets, and stories.


By Tim Pfaff | August 6, 2019

In author Pajtim Statovci'ssecond novel, "Crossing" (Pushkin Press), he has gone deeper. The territory is still the refugee experience, depicted with even more harrowing realism.

By Roberto Friedman | July 30, 2019

The headline is not meant to be insulting. It's an homage to a new book titled, "My Week Beats Your Year — Encounters with Lou Reed, 1972-2013" (Hat & Beard Press) compiled by Michael Heath and edited by Pat Thomas.


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