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Saints & Sinners Literary Fest's Online in March

Saints & Sinners Literary Fest's Online in March

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 2, 2021

With an entire literary festival, from readings to panels, all online, the 18th annual Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival, usually held in New Orleans, returns with a robust roster on March 11-14.

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

By Mark Pratt | Mar 2, 2021

Six Dr. Seuss books — including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 2, 2021

Best-selling cookbook author Julia Turshen concentrates on the raw material of each recipe — ingredients, utensils and ounces. But behind the food is something else.

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

By Ryan Leeds | Mar 1, 2021

Out interior designer Jonathan Rachman chats with EDGE about his compelling new memoir, "The Garlic Peanut Story," and his sought-after design philosophy that will work with any budget.

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

By Jim Piechota | Feb 27, 2021

In Brontez Purnell's deliciously voyeuristic collection of salacious vignettes, we are drenched in the sights, smells, sounds, and hedonistic delights of orgasmic connection.

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny Co-Writing Mystery Novel

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny Co-Writing Mystery Novel

By Hillel Italie | Feb 23, 2021

One of the world's better known fans of mystery novels, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now writing one.

'Gay Grampas' Book Published

'Gay Grampas' Book Published

By Jim Provenzano | Feb 22, 2021

In the tradition of 'Heather Has Two Mommies,' the first children's book featuring gay grandparents lovingly showcases extended family.

On Fire: French Firefighters Celebrated with Sexy Photobook

On Fire: French Firefighters Celebrated with Sexy Photobook

Feb 15, 2021

This month Rizzoli publishes a book of sexy pics from French photographer Fred Goudon that celebrates firefighters, whom he calls amongst "the heroes of our time."

Review: "Just A Typo: The Cancellation Of Celebrity Mo Riverlake" is Satire Ripped from the Headlines

Review: "Just A Typo: The Cancellation Of Celebrity Mo Riverlake" is Satire Ripped from the Headlines

By Christopher Verleger | Feb 15, 2021

Author John Bennardo tackles cancel culture in his ludicrous, wickedly funny novel about the meteoric fall of a game show host.

William McRaven Adapts Bestseller 'Make Your Bed' for Kids

William McRaven Adapts Bestseller 'Make Your Bed' for Kids

Feb 15, 2021

William McRaven is adapting his best-selling "Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life ... And Maybe the World" for younger audiences.

Jenn Fujikawa Wants You to Love Lucy's Cooking with New Cookbook

Jenn Fujikawa Wants You to Love Lucy's Cooking with New Cookbook

By Steve Duffy | Feb 10, 2021

Lifestyle and pop culture writer Jenn Fujikawa loves Lucy and has found culianary gold in her old reruns. EDGE spoke to her about her new cookbook "The I Love Lucy Cookbook."

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life' a Dimensional Portrait of Inimitable Star-Director

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life' a Dimensional Portrait of Inimitable Star-Director

By Lewis Whittington | Feb 2, 2021

Mark Harris makes Mike Nichols' biography an incisive, dimensional portrait of a complex man and inimitable star-director.

Civilian Superman: Journalist Donovan Russo's Action-Packed Novel 'Steven's War'

Civilian Superman: Journalist Donovan Russo's Action-Packed Novel 'Steven's War'

By Jim Piechota | Feb 1, 2021

Media journalist Donovan Russo's debut novel "Steven's War" combines action-filled revenge with a coming-out story in the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" era.

Kids' Book by Lil Nas X Rockets to Best Seller Status

Kids' Book by Lil Nas X Rockets to Best Seller Status

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 30, 2021

Out rapper Lil Nas X gallops through the alphabet with his pony, Panini, in his newly-published children's book, "C is for Country," which has rocketed onto The New York Times bestseller list.

Mutual Attraction: Jack Halberstam's 'Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire'

Mutual Attraction: Jack Halberstam's 'Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire'

By Jim Piechota | Jan 27, 2021

Noted radical social thinker and Columbia gender studies professor Jack Halberstam's reputation precedes him, and his new creative exploration of desire reinforces his thought process behind how human sexuality becomes attracted to everything "wild."

Welcome to the 'Doll' House: An Interview with Gay Writer-Filmmaker Jesús Canchola Sánchez

Welcome to the 'Doll' House: An Interview with Gay Writer-Filmmaker Jesús Canchola Sánchez

By Gregg Shapiro | Jan 22, 2021

Author and filmmaker Jesús Canchola Sánchez's new bilingual children's book 'Pepito Has a Doll' challenges stereotypes about masculinity in teen boys.

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

Hungary's Latest Attack on LGTBQs: 'Disclaimer' Order to Publisher

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 22, 2021

Hungary's harshly anti-LGBTQ government launched a fresh attack on the country's sexual minorities with an order to a publisher to include a disclaimer on the covers of books with gay themes or content.

Sen. Josh Hawley Has New Publisher for 'Big Tech' Book

Sen. Josh Hawley Has New Publisher for 'Big Tech' Book

Jan 18, 2021

Sen. Josh Hawley has found a new publisher after his book was dropped by Simon & Schuster in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.

Michael Cohen Writes Foreword for Trump Impeachment Book

Michael Cohen Writes Foreword for Trump Impeachment Book

Jan 15, 2021

A bound edition of materials about President Donald Trump's second impeachment will feature a foreword from an estranged associate — former Trump attorney Michael Cohen.

Cary Grant's 'Brilliant Disguise': Scott Eyman's Biography Recounts the Actor's Life

Cary Grant's 'Brilliant Disguise': Scott Eyman's Biography Recounts the Actor's Life

By Brian Bromberger | Jan 13, 2021

How small-town Brit Archie Leach became Cary Grant, and how Grant finally assimilated that identity towards the end of his life, is the core of Scott Eyman's comprehensive and probably definitive biography.

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