'Anybody' by Ari Banias

Ari Banias’ Anybody is a book that acknowledges a boundary, escapes it, and redefines it…. read more

'Night at the Fiestas' by Kirstin Valdez Quade

At its best, Kirstin Valdez Quade’s new collection of stories, Night at the Fiestas, sidesteps cliché but keeps the grandeur of her setting by transposing it to her characters—people big as myth, opaque as Scripture… read more

Alysia Abbott: A Trip to Fairyland

In Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, Alysia Abbott shares her story of growing up as the daughter of writer and editor Steve Abbott, a leading gay cultural critic and important voice in the New Narrative movement.

Abbott sat down with Lambda Literary to talk about her father, the impact of HIV/AIDS on her life, and the experience of crafting her memoir. … read more

'Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father' by Alysia Abbott

Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father (W.W. Norton & Company) by Alysia Abbott manages to pick up the nearly moribund genre of the AIDS memoir, give it a good dusting off, and then send it back out into the world with something like a fighting chance…. read more

'Harvard Square' by André Aciman

[,,.] André Aciman’s greatest accomplishment with his latest novel: the crafting of a thoroughly inclusive love letter to those who have ever felt excluded…. read more