'The City of Palaces' by Michael Nava

The huge achievement of The City of Palacesaside from its portrayal of the history and grandeur of Mexico and Mexico City, aside from a story of great beauty and profound humanity—is its powerful integration of a central historical event on our continent into our American consciousness…. read more

GunnShots: Celebrating Great Gay Mysteries

“These are my candidates for the ten best gay mystery series and the ten best standalones. In looking back over them, one thing strikes me forcefully: all my choices share one or both of two things in common: a commitment on the sleuth’s part to something greater than his ego and a representation of the process of his self-actualization.”… read more

Book Buzz: March 2010

Book Buzz is a monthly column of news and noteworthy tidbits from the LGBT writing and publishing community…. read more

Interview with Michael Nava

Rag and Bone—the last Henry Rios novel? Say it isn’t so. If Michael Nava’s fictional Latino attorney Henry Rios were to be assigned a literary pedigree, he might well be deemed an offspring of Joseph Hansen’s pioneering gay insurance investigator Dave Brandstetter. But what a precocious offspring. The seven-novel panorama of the life and times… read more