Penguin Books

Robbie Rogers' 'Coming Out To Play'

Jason Collins. Michael Sam. Robbie Rogers. Over the past few years, these men have been some of the first openly gay men to play in major league sports in America. Of course there have been those who have paved the way before them. In the past, players have come out after their sports careers have… read more

‘Blue Horses’ by Mary Oliver

Continuing an artistic renaissance that began with A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver’s latest poetry collection, Blue Horses, finds her exploring a new home and rediscovering love…. read more

'Marcel Proust: The Collected Poems' by Marcel Proust

Anyone who takes on Marcel Proust: The Collected Poems (Penguin Books) would do well to understand certain approaches to Proust’s work in general, one literary and the other biographical. On the literary side, it’s helpful to know that in his magnus opus, Remembrance of Things Past (RTP), Proust synthesized the novel and the memoir; and… read more

New in September

September signals the start of the official fall book season, one of the busiest times of the year for publishers and authors alike. Some exciting fiction titles this month include Monique Truong‘s Bitter In the Mouth (Random House)—we interviewed Truong last month—and Yield (Kensington), the exciting debut from Lee Houck. In nonfiction, we’re excited about… read more

ALA's 2010 Stonewall Book Awards announced

Last week, the American Library Association (ALA) announced the winners of the 2010 Stonewall Book Awards. The Stonewall Book Awards Committee of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgendered Round Table announced the three winners — marking the first time such an award was given for Young Adult and children’s literature…. read more

Round Up: 12 Gay Mysteries

12 new mysteries from some of your favorite authors including Neil Plakcy, Greg Herren, Giles Brandreth and Geoffrey Knight…. read more



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