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In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28, 2020

Five new and recent books on gay pornography explore the making and enjoyment of erotic films and videos, from their early days to today, with performer and director interviews, and the diaries of director Bruce La Bruce.

Books on Our Gift List

Books on Our Gift List

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 27, 2020

Books are affordable gifts that can be enjoyed in the safety of the recipients' homes. From photos books to fiction, pandemic poetry and thought-provoking essays, you'll find compelling reading for yourself or a loved one.

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

By Steve Duffy | Nov 26, 2020

Late last year Robyn Crawford opened up about her relationship with the late Whitney Houston with her memoir "A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston." EDGE spoke to Crawford about her complicated relationship with the late superstar.

Pictures Perfect; Photo, Art and Children's Books with a Queer Eye

Pictures Perfect; Photo, Art and Children's Books with a Queer Eye

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 23, 2020

Three new and recent books, while in different genres, each bring florid color and stories to readers. Ron Williams' René Capone's and Paul Pycraft & Melissa VanDiver's books share a stunning array of visuals in photos, paintings and illustration.

Jan Morris, Author and Transgender Pioneer, Dies at 94

Jan Morris, Author and Transgender Pioneer, Dies at 94

By Hillel Italie | Nov 22, 2020

Jan Morris, the celebrated journalist, historian, world traveler and fiction writer who in middle age became a pioneer of the transgender movement, has died at 94.

Gay Coming of Age Book 'Shuggie Bain' Wins Booker Prize

Gay Coming of Age Book 'Shuggie Bain' Wins Booker Prize

By Jill Lawless | Nov 20, 2020

Scottish writer Douglas Stuart won the Booker Prize for fiction Thursday for "Shuggie Bain," a novel about a boy's turbulent coming of age in hardscrabble 1980s Glasgow that was turned down by 32 publishers before being picked up.

New Photo Book Celebrates NYC Transgender Community

New Photo Book Celebrates NYC Transgender Community

Nov 19, 2020

Photographer Roger Moenks in collaboration with curator Shelly Brown is releasing 'NuAuthentic,' a 196-page visual exploration and portrayal of 100 of the most intriguingly beautiful gender-fluid and transgender individuals in New York City.

The Book of Daniel: An Interview with Gay Writer Daniel M. Jaffe

The Book of Daniel: An Interview with Gay Writer Daniel M. Jaffe

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 19, 2020

A genuinely international experience, Daniel M. Jaffe short story collection takes readers around the globe in search of love and healing.

Barack Obama Memoir Off to Record-Setting Start in Sales

Barack Obama Memoir Off to Record-Setting Start in Sales

By Hillel Italie | Nov 19, 2020

Former President Barack Obama's "A Promised Land" sold nearly 890,000 copies in the U.S. and Canada in its first 24 hours, putting it on track to be the best selling presidential memoir in modern history.

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

Barack Obama Admits to 'Shamefully' Using Homophobic Slurs as Young Man in New Memoir

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 18, 2020

In his new bestselling memoir, President Barack Obama has admitted to calling people "gay" and "fags" as a young man, and feeling "profoundly ashamed."

Tarantino has Deal for 2 Books on Films, Including 1 His Own

Tarantino has Deal for 2 Books on Films, Including 1 His Own

By Hillel Italie | Nov 17, 2020

Quentin Tarantino's next work of imagination will be in book form.

Leather Bound: Adam Mars-Jones' 'Box Hill: A Story of Low Self-Esteem'

Leather Bound: Adam Mars-Jones' 'Box Hill: A Story of Low Self-Esteem'

By Jim Piechota | Nov 10, 2020

Richly drawn and impossible to forget, Mars-Jones's story will appeal most to niche LGBTQ readers who appreciate the bold acidity of classic BDSM leather-scented erotic fiction.

Trump Books Will Continue After Trump Leaves Office

Trump Books Will Continue After Trump Leaves Office

By Hillel Italie | Nov 10, 2020

One of publishing's most thriving genres of the past four years, books about President Donald Trump, is not going to end when he leaves office.

Kamala Harris Books Surge in Popularity after Election

Kamala Harris Books Surge in Popularity after Election

By Lindsey Bahr | Nov 8, 2020

Books by and about Kamala Harris proved to be a popular purchase following the election. The vice president-elect was the subject or author of four books on Amazon's top 10 Sunday.

If We Were Electric: Stories by Patrick Earl Ryan

If We Were Electric: Stories by Patrick Earl Ryan

By Jim Piechota | Nov 3, 2020

Infused with all the mystique and mystery that New Orleans is known for comes this enchanting, hypnotic debut story collection from Patrick Earl Ryan.

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

In Memoir, Matthew McConaughey Says He was 'Molested' at Age 18

By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 26, 2020

In his new memoir, actor Matthew McConaughey revealed that he was "molested as a teenager by another man."

Talking with the Authors of 'LOVING' — Photo Book Celebrating a Century of Gay Couples

Talking with the Authors of 'LOVING' — Photo Book Celebrating a Century of Gay Couples

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 23, 2020

Married collectors Hugh Nini and Neil Treadwell have assembled a trove of more than 3,000 images of men in love across more than a century and a half. They tell EDGE what these photos meant, and mean today.

Rediscovering 'Mother Camp' - Esther Newton, Skip Arnold, and Drag Anthropology in the 1960s

Rediscovering 'Mother Camp' - Esther Newton, Skip Arnold, and Drag Anthropology in the 1960s

By Michael Flanagan | Oct 14, 2020

Skip Arnold's historic drag act became one of many fascinating anthropological subjects by scholar Esther Newton, whose groundbreaking dissertation, once ignored, has found new readers.

Review: 'On the Precipice' a Fulfilling End to a Romantic Trilogy

Review: 'On the Precipice' a Fulfilling End to a Romantic Trilogy

By Christopher Verleger | Oct 13, 2020

Nathan Bartlett finds love and his calling, but not without complications, in the final volume of the triumphant "Trailblazer" series.

Review: 'It's Not About Me: A Retrospective' is a Timeless Trove of Images

Review: 'It's Not About Me: A Retrospective' is a Timeless Trove of Images

By Bill Biss | Oct 8, 2020

Truly a master of the camera, Greg Gorman's talent lies in his ability to put the people he photographed at ease, letting them do what they do best in being in front of the camera.

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