'Worlds Apart' by David Plante

For readers who yearn more for good dish than spiritual pondering, it does not hurt that Plante’s “connections” are of the very best kind: Germaine Greer, Phillip Roth, David Hockney, to name a few. … read more

Over the Rainbow's Top 11 Books

Last night “Over the Rainbow Book List” from the American Library Association’s GLBT Round Table announced their Top 11 of 2011 books along with their inaugural list of 108 books published in 2010 and 2009. The Top 11 list includes a diverse assortment of titles (poetry, illustrated, essays, anthologies), a few LLF favorites like Lambda… read more

'The Pure Lover' by David Plante

Lambda Award Finalist Before he begins the story itself, David Plante quotes a line from the journals of his partner, Nikos Stangos: “Please let me make the fragments meaningful.”  What follows is a recounting of Stangos’ life, death, and forty-year relationship with Plante, author of several nonfiction books and novels, including The Family, which was… read more

Triangle Awards and Ferro-Grumley Award Finalists announced

LGBT Book Awards Season is in full swing, and this morning the finalists for the Publishing Triangle’s 22nd Annual Triangle Awards as well as the Ferro-Grumley Award nominees were announced. The award ceremony will take place in New York City on April 29, 2010. Honorees include professor and editor Blanche Wiesen Cook and publicist Michele Karlsberg. Book… read more