LGBT Required Reading List

What books should be required reading for the budding LGBT bibliophile? In honor of gay pride month, writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis, writing for the website The Good Men Project, surveyed some of the country’s top LGBT authors to get the answer…. read more

'The Cross of Redemption Uncollected Writings' by James Baldwin

Although James Baldwin (1924-1987) considered himself first and foremost a novelist, he found other genres of writing irresistible, particularly the essay, in which he was able to voice a fierce intellectual and political perspective with an unparalleled eloquence. And during his lifetime he published no less than twenty major works including Go Tell It on… read more

New in September

September signals the start of the official fall book season, one of the busiest times of the year for publishers and authors alike. Some exciting fiction titles this month include Monique Truong‘s Bitter In the Mouth (Random House)—we interviewed Truong last month—and Yield (Kensington), the exciting debut from Lee Houck. In nonfiction, we’re excited about… read more

5th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Children’s/Young Adult Literature WINNER: When Heroes Die by Penny Raife Durant (Atheneum) The Daddy Machine by Johnny Valentine, illustrated by Lynette Schmidt (Alyson Wonderland) A Boy’s Best Friend by Joan Alden, illustrated by Catherine Hopkins (Alyson Wonderland) Drowning of Stephan Jones by Bette Greene (Bantam) Day They Put a Tax on Rainbows by Johnny Valentine, illustrated… read more