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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.

Publisher Drops Book By Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley

Publisher Drops Book By Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley

By Hillel Italie | Jan 8, 2021

A planned book by Sen. Josh Hawley, who objected to President-elect Joe Biden's win and backed baseless claims that the election was stolen, has been canceled by its publisher in the wake a Capitol siege.

Celebrating Sweets with Original Winner of 'The Great British Baking Show' Edd Kimber

Celebrating Sweets with Original Winner of 'The Great British Baking Show' Edd Kimber

By Matthew Wexler | Dec 28, 2020

EDGE chats with the very first winner of "The Great British Baking Show," Edd Kimber, upon the release of his new cookbook, "One Tin Bakes."

Firestarter: Mike Curato's 'Flamer' a Searing, Intense Portrait

Firestarter: Mike Curato's 'Flamer' a Searing, Intense Portrait

By Jim Piechota | Dec 27, 2020

Mike Curato, an award-winning author and talented artist, has produced a young adult graphic novel about a young man on the verge, and it's a searing, intensive portrait that stays with the reader long after the book is finished.

Major 'Meaning' :: Mariah Carey's Life Shared in New Memoir

Major 'Meaning' :: Mariah Carey's Life Shared in New Memoir

By Cornelius Washington | Dec 26, 2020

"The Meaning of Mariah Carey" is The New York Times best-seller of the life and career of a truly influential artist and entertainer, the autobiography of one of the most talented, hardworking, compelling, witty, and transcendent African-American artists.

SF Poet James J. Siegel's New Collection Knocks on the Door to Memory

SF Poet James J. Siegel's New Collection Knocks on the Door to Memory

By Mark William Norby | Dec 24, 2020

Take a break from whatever you're doing and immerse yourself James J. Siegel's revelatory poetry collection for city that has known many gods.

Our Favorite LGBTQ Cookbooks to Gift This Season

Our Favorite LGBTQ Cookbooks to Gift This Season

By Ryan Leeds | Dec 20, 2020

These recent cookbooks by LGBTQ chefs, food writers and celebrities are sure to satisfy the savvy palates of friends, family, colleagues and lovers.

Anthony Veasna So, Acclaimed Queer Fiction Writer, Dead at Age 28

Anthony Veasna So, Acclaimed Queer Fiction Writer, Dead at Age 28

By Hillel Italie | Dec 12, 2020

The author of a highly anticipated debut story collection has died. Anthony Veasna So was 28. His death was announced Thursday by his publisher, Ecco, which did not immediately provide additional details.

Author Michael Alvear Says We Need to Talk About Bottoms

Author Michael Alvear Says We Need to Talk About Bottoms

By Steve Duffy | Dec 11, 2020

Sex columnist and health writer Michael Alvear offers a humorous, no-nonsense guide to an acivity that is often ridiculed — being a bottom — with his latest book. EDGE spoke to him about "How to Bottom Like a Porn Star."

Sex and the Cities: David Gilmore's Memoir's More than Sexy Tales

Sex and the Cities: David Gilmore's Memoir's More than Sexy Tales

By Jim Piechota | Dec 9, 2020

Tucson, Arizona author David Gilmore, who is also a photographer, filmmaker, and former radio show host, offers more than just dirty sex stories in his latest book, "Tail in Two Cities."

Capital Ideas: An interview with Kim Roberts, Editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

Capital Ideas: An interview with Kim Roberts, Editor of 'By Broad Potomac's Shore'

By Gregg Shapiro | Dec 6, 2020

Queer poet, historian and educator Kim Roberts brings life to literary history in "By Broad Potomac's Shore: Great Poets from the Early Days of the Nation's Capital."

Review: Joe Cosentino's 'Drama Christmas' is Delightfully Witty, Unapologetically Wicked

Review: Joe Cosentino's 'Drama Christmas' is Delightfully Witty, Unapologetically Wicked

By Christopher Verleger | Dec 5, 2020

Marley isn't the only one dead to begin with in the latest Nicky and Noah mystery from Joe Cosentino.

In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

In Hard- (and Soft-) Cover: Solosexuals, Adult Film Directors, and Bruce LaBruce

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 28, 2020

Five new and recent books on gay pornography explore the making and enjoyment of erotic films and videos, from their early days to today, with performer and director interviews, and the diaries of director Bruce La Bruce.

Books on Our Gift List

Books on Our Gift List

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 27, 2020

Books are affordable gifts that can be enjoyed in the safety of the recipients' homes. From photos books to fiction, pandemic poetry and thought-provoking essays, you'll find compelling reading for yourself or a loved one.

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

'Our Friendship, and her Legacy' — Robyn Crawford Stands Up for Whitney Houston

By Steve Duffy | Nov 26, 2020

Late last year Robyn Crawford opened up about her relationship with the late Whitney Houston with her memoir "A Song For You: My Life with Whitney Houston." EDGE spoke to Crawford about her complicated relationship with the late superstar.

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