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

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

'The Talented Miss Highsmith' by Joan Schenkar

Patricia Highsmith was a creative, prolific novelist, but a complicated, secretive person, with a tumultuous personal life.  This revealing biography of Tom Ripley’s creator uses her personal diaries, private correspondence, and close friends to explore her many selves, some of which she wanted to keep hidden…. read more

Book Buzz: March 2010

Book Buzz is a monthly column of news and noteworthy tidbits from the LGBT writing and publishing community…. read more