Historians, like archeologists, play an invaluable role uncovering all-but-forgotten people of the past, thus helping provide a better picture of the present.
Last year, journalist Michelangelo Signorile’s It’s Not Over detailed how the right wing and some religious groups were working feverishly with antigay organizations to attack any pro-gay
“Overall the book achieves its aim most efficiently and pleasurably, serving as an introduction to the academic world of Queer Theory . . .”
Lillian Faderman received the 2016 Anisfield-Wolf Book award for The Gay Revolution. That alone makes this book worth reading.
The GLBTQ art book to have this year is Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York by Donald Albrecht and Stephen Vider, the companion book to the exhibit at the Museum of the Cit
One advantage of reviewing nonfiction books is learning about people who are often excluded from discussions. This usually happens with historical figures who happen to be women.
“Eminent Outlaws is a highly readable, entertaining gathering of anecdotes, book, theater, and a few film reviews, as well as dollop of family gossip.
“‘Heterosexuality is historically constituted,’ she concludes, ‘and for now we believe in it. And this, too, shall pass.’”
“In the Spring of 2012 a new novel from Edmund White entitled Jack Holmes and His Friend, is upcoming. The reader hopes that with this new work of fiction Mr.
In these recessionary times, buying a book like Secret Historian only makes good sense for the frugal reader, in that it consists of a dizzying array of biographies, all bound within a sin