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Watch: Schuyler Bailer Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Watch: Schuyler Bailer Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

By Matthew Wexler | Oct 26, 2021

Activist and author Schuyler Bailer discusses his new book, "Obie is Man Enough," and the importance of transgender representation.

Monster's Mash: Kevin Simmonds' Poetic Look at Opera Diva

Monster's Mash: Kevin Simmonds' Poetic Look at Opera Diva

By Cornelius Washington | Oct 26, 2021

Kevin Simmonds, in his short but wonderful book "The Monster I Am Today: Leontyne Price and A Life In Verse," provides the reader with a poetic insight that is lyrical, loving and romantic.

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Oct 18, 2021

Transgender advocate, speaker and author Schuyler Bailar joins EDGE on October 19 for a live interview to discuss his new book, "Obie is Man Enough."

Review: 'It All Began With A Scream' Gets under the Mask of the Classic Slasher

Review: 'It All Began With A Scream' Gets under the Mask of the Classic Slasher

By JC Alvarez | Oct 12, 2021

"Scream!" is one of the most iconic horror films ever made; Patrick Maroney's new book on the film takes the fan through every cut.

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla' — Depredations of Love and War

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla' — Depredations of Love and War

By Tim Pfaff | Oct 12, 2021

Pajtim Statovci's unlikely success with his first three novels may have had more to do with their subjects' being au courante than with the author's staggering literary genius. In his latest, he adds the depredations of love and war.

Cassandra Peterson: Elvira Star's Coming-Out Memoir

Cassandra Peterson: Elvira Star's Coming-Out Memoir

By Jim Piechota | Oct 6, 2021

In her new memoir, actress Cassandra Peterson reveals the fascinating aspects of her private life, including her career as the more-sexy-than-scary Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, and a 19-year relationship with a woman.

Wyoming Librarians Under Fire for Books About Sex, LGBTQ+ Issues

Wyoming Librarians Under Fire for Books About Sex, LGBTQ+ Issues

By Mead Gruver | Oct 2, 2021

Books about sex, LGBTQ+ issues and how to have a baby have public library employees in a deeply conservative Wyoming city facing possible prosecution after residents complained to police the material is obscene and doesn't belong in kids and teen section.

More than a Statue: Cooper Explores the Vanderbilt Legacy

More than a Statue: Cooper Explores the Vanderbilt Legacy

By David Bauder | Oct 1, 2021

For much of his life, Anderson Cooper shunned his lineage. Now 54 and a father himself, Cooper has taken a second look and, with historian Katherine Howe, written the book "Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty" that explores the family

Review: '20th Century-Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck and the Creation of the Modern Film Studio' a Must For All Film Historians

Review: '20th Century-Fox: Darryl F. Zanuck and the Creation of the Modern Film Studio' a Must For All Film Historians

By Bill Biss | Sep 30, 2021

Author Scott Eyman offers a sharp and focused look at one major studio and Darryl F. Zanuck, the man who truly masterminded its success.

GLAAD Leader and Rock Star Wife Co-Author 'All Moms'

GLAAD Leader and Rock Star Wife Co-Author 'All Moms'

Sep 29, 2021

The leader of GLAAD and her rock star wife are teaming up on a children's book about the many kinds of moms in the world.

Review: For Theater Buffs, 'Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created "Sunday In The Park With George" ' is a Must-Read

Review: For Theater Buffs, 'Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created "Sunday In The Park With George" ' is a Must-Read

By Lewis Whittington | Sep 27, 2021

For musical theater students, and performers on a professional track, this book is essential reading.

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

Erotic Avenue: Mark I. Chester's 'Street Sex Photos'

By Jim Provenzano | Sep 22, 2021

For anyone who misses having sex in a back alley, parking lot, or atop a bulldozer, the new hardcover book of photos by veteran photographer Mark I. Chester makes a perfect gift for Folsom time.

Larry Townsend: Celebrating the Man Behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

Larry Townsend: Celebrating the Man Behind 'The Leatherman's Handbook'

By Michael Flanagan | Sep 21, 2021

Being Folsom Week, we dive into the early roots of leather culture with the bio of Larry Townsend, author of an S&M how-to book, that's a festive romp.

Review: 'Quertext' Delves into Queer German Writings Past and Present

Review: 'Quertext' Delves into Queer German Writings Past and Present

By Lewis Whittington | Sep 17, 2021

The anthology brings into focus "representations of contemporary queer life and explorations of a queer past."

Rarely Seen Tennessee Williams Story Set in Post-WWII Italy

Rarely Seen Tennessee Williams Story Set in Post-WWII Italy

By Hillel Italie | Sep 15, 2021

Honored worldwide as a playwright, Tennessee Williams also wrote dozens of short stories. A rarely seen piece, "The Summer Woman," set in Italy, appears this week in the fall issue of the literary quarterly The Strand Magazine.

Shapeshifter: Bisexual Surrealist Poet Alice Paalen Rahon Unmasked in New Compilation

Shapeshifter: Bisexual Surrealist Poet Alice Paalen Rahon Unmasked in New Compilation

By Mark William Norby | Sep 14, 2021

Alice Paalen Rahon, a Surrealist poet and painter, has been largely overlooked, but her works reemerge in "Shapeshifter," a new compilation of her poetry.

'Alec' - William di Canzio's New View on Forster's 'Maurice'

'Alec' - William di Canzio's New View on Forster's 'Maurice'

By Brian Bromberger | Sep 7, 2021

William di Canzio's gay adaptation of E.M. Forster's landmark novel "Maurice" was inspired by the classic love story of upper-class stockbroker Maurice Hall, this time from the perspective of his love, working-class gameskeeper Alec Scudder.

LGBTQ Fall & Winter Books

LGBTQ Fall & Winter Books

By Jim Piechota | Sep 2, 2021

Here's an enticing preview of exciting upcoming Fall/Winter 2021 LGBTQ books standing tall on bookstore shelves or online platforms in the coming months.

Padma Lakshmi Cooks Up a Children's Book with a Message

Padma Lakshmi Cooks Up a Children's Book with a Message

By Mark Kennedy | Aug 30, 2021

"It's a hugely autobiographical book," says Lakshmi. "I am not a children's author. I don't have experience writing for this audience beyond just making up stories at bedtime for my own child. So I needed to write about something I knew."

Review: Louise Fitzhugh's Truth and Lies: 'Harriet the Spy' Author's Revelatory Biography

Review: Louise Fitzhugh's Truth and Lies: 'Harriet the Spy' Author's Revelatory Biography

By Jim Provenzano | Aug 23, 2021

In a thoroughly researched and utterly fascinating biography, Leslie Brody shares intimate details of the Louise Fitzhugh's fabulous and troubled life.

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