Alan Hollinghurst

Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies: Authors' Favorite Films


This week the Lambda Literary Review honors the impact movies and filmmakers have had on our lives.

To start off Lambda Literary Goes to the Movies week, here’s what some of our favorite LGBTQ authors (Staceyann Chin, Alan Hollinghurst, Ayana Mathis, and more) had to say about their favorite films…. read more

Daniel Mendelsohn: Beyond Borders, Beyond Identities


 “I learn things when people write intelligently about my books. That’s what you want as a writer, you want to be taken seriously and you want to be read intelligently. You can learn from an intelligent review—not necessarily a ‘positive’ review.” Waiting for the Barbarians , the latest collection of essays by Daniel Mendelsohn, covers… read more

Best Books 2011: Authors' Choice


Lambda Literary queried a cadre of authors (Edmund White, Susan Stinson, Jewelle Gomez, Dennis Cooper, Kelli Dunham, and many more) to answer the question: what was your favorite LGBTQ book of 2011?… read more

Alan Hollinghurst: Beauty, Love, and Literature


“I tend to write about people, who like myself to some degree, are loners by temperament, or live in their own sort of imaginative world. I think I tended to do that a fair bit actually. That has more interest to me than writing a happy love story…”

Lambda talks with Alan Hollinghurst about poetry, publishing, love, money and, of course, beauty…. read more

'The Stranger’s Child' by Alan Hollinghurst


For me, and for many fans of literary fiction, particularly the gay ones, a new Alan Hollinghurst novel is an event. From 1988, when his first book The Swimming Pool Library was published to great acclaim, to 2004 when he won the Booker Prize for The Line of Beauty, Hollinghurst became known as one of… read more

Man Booker Prize 2011 Longlist


The Man Booker Prize 2011 Longlist has been announced! This year there are thirteen books nominated for the United Kingdom’s most prestigious literary prize…. read more

Triangle Awards: Lesbian, Gay Fiction Honored


The 23rd Annual Triangle Awards were presented at the Tishman Auditorium of the New School last week. The awards are meant to honor excellence in gay and lesbian fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Alan Hollinghurst, known for his Man Booker Award-winning novel, The Line of Beauty, proudly received the 2011 Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Award for… read more

Book Buzz #28 April 2011


Notes from the LGBT literary & publishing community Acclaimed British novelist Alan Hollinghurst is the recipient of the Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement Award for 2011. Gay & Lesbian Review received the Leadership Award and a Special Award went to the anthology Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation (Seal Press). More awards honoring the best lesbian… read more