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Queer Spring Non-Fiction

Queer Spring Non-Fiction

By Gregg Shapiro | May 5, 2021

After a brutal winter, made even more difficult by the pandemic and killer storms, the Spring Equinox has arrived and warmer weather days are in sight. The following new non-fiction books are a good way to welcome the new season.

Alan Moore Working on Short Stories, 5-Volume Fantasy Series

Alan Moore Working on Short Stories, 5-Volume Fantasy Series

May 3, 2021

Alan Moore has many, many stories still to tell.

'Top Chef' Alum Gregory Gourdet to Release New Cookbook

'Top Chef' Alum Gregory Gourdet to Release New Cookbook

By Matthew Wexler | May 2, 2021

"Top Chef" competitor and now judge Gregory Gourdet's new cookbook, "Everyone's Table," releases May 11, featuring 200 recipes from the out and sober chef.

Sam Rush's 'Swallow' - Poet Shatters the Mold of Identity

Sam Rush's 'Swallow' - Poet Shatters the Mold of Identity

By Mark William Norby | Apr 27, 2021

In the new poetry collection "Swallow," by Sam Rush (Sibling Rivalry Press), we're given a lot of content that wakes up the reader into identity, forms, breaking forms, and into freedoms that are part of our constant becoming.

Chocolate to McNuggets: Book Details History of Kid Food

Chocolate to McNuggets: Book Details History of Kid Food

By Leanne Italie | Apr 26, 2021

Why is there no ham in hamburgers? I'd always kind of wondered that. That's when I found so many great origin stories," says author Kim Zachman of her new book.

Review: Sharon Stone's 'The Beauty Of Living Twice' is Filled With Personal Triumph and Revealing Truths

Review: Sharon Stone's 'The Beauty Of Living Twice' is Filled With Personal Triumph and Revealing Truths

By Bill Biss | Apr 16, 2021

Sharon Stone's book is so personal. There is so much that Sharon Stone has to say that is relatable on many levels.

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life,' Celebrated in New Biography

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life,' Celebrated in New Biography

By Brian Bromberger | Apr 15, 2021

Written by Mark Harris, the husband of gay playwright Tony Kushner, the new Mike Nichols biography profiles a prickly genius who was a virtuoso observer of others, yet a stranger to himself.

Former Vice President Mike Pence Memoir Set for 2023 Release

Former Vice President Mike Pence Memoir Set for 2023 Release

By Hillel Italie | Apr 8, 2021

Former Vice President Mike Pence has a book deal. His autobiography, currently untitled, is scheduled to come out in 2023.

Review: In 'Finding Freedom,' A Chef's Struggles and Successes

Review: In 'Finding Freedom,' A Chef's Struggles and Successes

By Beth Harpaz | Apr 5, 2021

Chef Erin French chronicles her struggles, failures and triumphs in a lyrically written new culinary memoir, "Finding Freedom."

Review: 'Last Call' a Chilling, Compelling True-Crime Story of Serial Gay Killings

Review: 'Last Call' a Chilling, Compelling True-Crime Story of Serial Gay Killings

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5, 2021

When writer Elon Green stumbled upon the all-but-forgotten story of a string of murders of gay men that seemed to have a focus on New York City, he became intrigued. The result is this chilling true-crime read.

As Gay Bars Fade, Jeremy Atherton Lin Looks Back at Their Past

As Gay Bars Fade, Jeremy Atherton Lin Looks Back at Their Past

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3, 2021

Jeremy Atherton Lin's new book is part personal memoir, part essay on the nature and the importance of the gay bar.

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Mar 28, 2021

A recent report reveals more than half of last year's top-selling books targeted kids or young adults. For LGBTQ authors and readers, the publishing industry exhibits slow progress in diversifying queer narratives.

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

By Ryan Leeds | Mar 27, 2021

Out interior designer Jonathan Rachman chats with EDGE about his compelling new memoir, "The Garlic Peanut Story," and his sought-after design philosophy that will work with any budget.

Beloved Children's Author Beverly Cleary Dies at 104

Beloved Children's Author Beverly Cleary Dies at 104

By Hillel Italie | Mar 27, 2021

Beverly Cleary, the celebrated children's author whose memories of her Oregon childhood were shared with millions through the likes of Ramona and Beezus Quimby and Henry Huggins, has died. She was 104.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Larry McMurtry Dies at 84

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Larry McMurtry Dies at 84

By Jamie Stengle | Mar 26, 2021

Larry McMurtry, the prolific and popular author who took readers back to the old American West in his Pulitzer Prize-winning "Lonesome Dove" and the emotional mother-and-daughter tale "Terms of Endearment," has died. He was 84.

New 'Lord of the Rings' Edition to Include Tolkien Artwork

New 'Lord of the Rings' Edition to Include Tolkien Artwork

Mar 25, 2021

An upcoming edition of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy will include paintings, drawings and other illustrations by the British author for the first time since it was published in the mid-1950s.

Review: 'The Player's Encore' a Double Dose of Mystery

Review: 'The Player's Encore' a Double Dose of Mystery

By Christopher Verleger | Mar 22, 2021

The fun, fanciful adventures of supernatural soul mates Andre and Freddy continue in the second book of the Player Piano Mysteries series.

Prince Harry Gives Advice to Grieving Children in New Book

Prince Harry Gives Advice to Grieving Children in New Book

Mar 20, 2021

Britain's Prince Harry has written the forward for a new book aimed at the children of frontline workers who died in the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing the pain he suffered as a boy after the death of his mother, Princess Diana.

Remembering Michael Callen in a New Biography

Remembering Michael Callen in a New Biography

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 18, 2021

The legacy of Michael Callen is remembered in a new biography by gay historian Matthew J. Jones, a riveting account of Callen's 38 year sojourn on Earth.

Review: 'Shooting Midnight Cowboy' a Meticulous Deep Dive into an American Classic

Review: 'Shooting Midnight Cowboy' a Meticulous Deep Dive into an American Classic

By Lewis Whittington | Mar 16, 2021

Glenn Frankel's incisive history of the making of this most unlikely of American movie classics and cultural touchstone is fascinating in every behind-the-scenes cinematic detail.

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