Boston Signing  Benefits Lifebeat—Music Fights HIV

BOSTON—Stephen McCauley will be signing copies of his new novel Insignificant Others on Wed., Dec. 1, at 7 PM at Borders in Back Bay, Boston (511 Boylston Street).

Mr. McCauley will also sign his bestselling novel The Object of My Affection and other backlist titles. The signing is part of December One at Borders, a series of special events at stores nationwide to commemorate World AIDS Day. The signing was coordinated by the Lambda Literary Foundation.

Borders will donate 25% of the proceeds from the sale of McCauley’s books that day to Lifebeat—Music Fights HIV.  Lifebeat is a nonprofit that uses the power of music and the music industry to help educate young people about HIV/AIDS prevention.

For more than seventeen years, Lifebeat has helped to mobilize the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and funds, and to provide support to the HIV-positive community.

Read our Interview with Stephen McCauley

Stephen McCauley’s books include The Object of My Affection, The Easy Way Out, The Man of the House, True Enough, and Alternatives to Sex.

The Lambda Literary Foundation nurtures, celebrates, and preserves LGBT literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility and encourage development of emerging writers.

In addition to Justin Spring’s appearance in Chicago, Lambda Literary set up author appearances benefiting Lifebeat at Borders in New York, Boston, and San Francisco. The full schedule here.

Borders has been a longtime supporter of Lifebeat—Music Fights HIV.  In addition to developing the innovative national fundraising program December One at Borders, the chain sponsors Lifebeat’s annual Bid 2 Beat AIDS online auction.  The fifth annual Bid 2 Beat AIDS auction kicks off on eBay on December 1 as well, with hundreds of celebrity items and experiences from Lady Gaga, Madonna, Stevie Nicks, and more.

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