Queering NYTimes' 100 Notable Books

The Times’ epic 100 Notable Books list was published online last week and the list includes both surprises and snubs. Patti Smith’s Just Kids—which just won the National Book Award—is not among the official 100, but the memoir does appear in Janet Maslin’s editor’s picks, along with Wendy K. Moffat’s A Great Unrecorded History: A… read more

Queer Rites: Religion & Spirituality Books

At the end of the day, when the big parties are over and when youth has long since vacated our material bodies, we sometimes look for life’s deeper meaning: Why are we here? Is the journey of life just a climb for success, status, wealth, and getting laid? People experience spirituality in different ways. I… read more

New LGBT Books for June

UPDATED: LGBT Pride Month brings with it a whole host of new books, including memoirs by a gay icon, John Waters, and a not-so-gay icon, Christopher Hitchens, who nevertheless candidly explains exactly what went on at night in his all-boys boarding school in Cambridge. Hitchens’s book, Hitch-22, though not as queer-centric as most of these… read more