Books

  • Gay by Association

    Michael Ian Black once made out with Bradley Cooper. ''He wasn't yet People's Sexiest Man Alive,'' Black says. ''Had I known he would be that,...

  • Benign Fun

    Cancer may not be the funniest thing in the world. It's probably not even in your Top 10. But when cancer happens to a funny...

  • Photo Quality

    Things have a way of serendipitously knocking Scott Pasfield off course. Or, perhaps, back on course. In 1994, it was the avalanche out West that...

  • Religious Enrichment

    Jay Michaelson thought coming out would spell the end of his religious life. He was wrong. It became a new beginning. ''I really thought that...

  • Montgomery Co. Mensch

    In his 2006 novel, Hard, Wayne Hoffman presented a gay 1990s Manhattan struggling to strike a balance between ''safer sex'' and ''sex positive.'' With his...

  • Book It

    ''It's so rare these days that we have the opportunity to celebrate LGBT literature,'' says David Mariner of The Center, D.C.'s LGBT community center. ''We've...

  • Auntie Hero

    At first glance, the upcoming OutWrite ''Pioneers'' event at The Center, the area's LGBT community center, is already substantial, celebrating re-releases of two powerful books:...

  • Unorthodox Material

    Miryam Kabakov's new anthology features first-person narratives from queer Orthodox Jewish women In his writings, the influential 12th century Jewish philosopher Maimonides speaks of a...

  • The Atwood Anomaly

    For the novice, mention of Canadian author Margaret Atwood likely conjures thoughts of The Handmaid's Tale, her 1985 novel of an America at war with...

  • Bundle of Grief

    For the first few months of her pregnancy, Andrea Askowitz didn't know what was wrong. ''I just felt really anxious and angry and just not...

  • Jordan Airs

    In the early 1990s, long before taking on the role of Karen's sassy rival, Beverley Leslie, on Will & Grace, or Brother Boy in Sordid...

  • Twisted Sister

    There are a lot of surprises in store for readers of Christopher Rice's new novel, Blind Fall, not the least of which is that it's...

  • Teen Tales

    Alex Sanchez, the former metro Washingtonian who has made a name for himself writing a number of novels dealing with gay teens coming of age,...

  • Plot Tease

    There are certain books I only buy when rushing to catch a plane. They're usually mystery/suspense thrillers featuring a persecuted main character, a sympathetic authority...

  • Heroic Exploits

    Maybe it was the tights, but something about superheroes fascinated me when I was a little boy. I certainly wasn't alone in this interest. My...

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