'Shaken and Stirred' by Joan Opyr

Joan Opyr’s novel, Shaken and Stirred (Bywater Books), has a familiar premise: A young woman with a dysfunctional and sometimes traumatic upbringing travels home to watch a family member die while she makes peace with her past. Part family drama and part romantic comedy, this is the story of wise-cracking narrator Poppy Koswalski and her… read more

New in June: Cherrie Moraga, Bob Smith, and Dennis Cooper

Celebrate Pride with a sexy summer read including new fiction from Bob Smith, Todd Gregory, Dennis Cooper, and Joan Opyr. Quarantine, one of our “highly-anticipated” books of the year by Rahul Mehta –included in the Lambda Literary Awards gift bags — debuts this month. Richard Dellamora’s biography of Radclyffe Hall promises an unputdownable read of one… read more