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Christian Siriano 2nd Edition Book Offers Fans More to Love

Christian Siriano 2nd Edition Book Offers Fans More to Love

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 28, 2021

The updated new edition of designer Christian Siriano's "Dresses to Dream About" offers more to love.

Visual AIDS: 'Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster'

Visual AIDS: 'Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster'

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 25, 2021

"Up Against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster" documents selected graphic art posters used as preventative advice or protest art through the AIDS pandemic.

American Dreamer: 'App Kid' Author Michael Sayman

American Dreamer: 'App Kid' Author Michael Sayman

By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 25, 2021

Young, groundbreaking, queer tech wizard Michael Sayman's memoir is the kind of book that has something for almost everyone, not just tech nerds.

JK Rowling Slams Trans-Rights 'Activist Actors' Who Doxxed Her

JK Rowling Slams Trans-Rights 'Activist Actors' Who Doxxed Her

By Emell Adolphus | Nov 22, 2021

JK Rowling has slammed trans-rights 'activist actors' who posted a photo of her address. The "Harry Potter" author claimed that three demonstrators posed in front of her home with her address clearly visible and posted the photo to social media last week.

Watch: Schuyler Bailer Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Watch: Schuyler Bailer Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

By Matthew Wexler | Nov 17, 2021

Activist and author Schuyler Bailer discusses his new book, "Obie is Man Enough," and the importance of transgender representation.

Art as a Cause: John R. Killacky's Book of Essays

Art as a Cause: John R. Killacky's Book of Essays

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 15, 2021

In his concise collection of essays and interviews, John R. Killacky's book offers behind-the-scenes perspectives on his decades of arts administration, and his own struggle to deal with physical limitations.

Bob Mackie Book Looks Back on Sparkly Costume Career

Bob Mackie Book Looks Back on Sparkly Costume Career

By Brooke Lefferts | Nov 15, 2021

The famed celebrity costume designer tells the story of his career in a new coffee table book, "The Art of Bob Mackie."

GOP Ramps Up LGBTQ+ Book Banning Efforts

GOP Ramps Up LGBTQ+ Book Banning Efforts

By Kilian Melloy | Nov 15, 2021

Republican officials in a number of states have targeted books with LGBTQ+ themes, declaring them "obscene" and "pornographic" and seeking to have them pulled from school libraries.

Review: 'The Wicked Stepbrother' Showcases LGTBQ+ Fairy Tales

Review: 'The Wicked Stepbrother' Showcases LGTBQ+ Fairy Tales

Nov 15, 2021

Warren Rochelle's sparkling collection of LGBTQ+-themed fairy tales explore the difficulties of family and the sometimes frightening work of figuring out who one is, and what one's place in the world might be.

Prize-winning 1619 Project Now Coming Out in Book Form

Prize-winning 1619 Project Now Coming Out in Book Form

By Hillel Italie | Nov 14, 2021

The "1619 Project," which began two years ago as a special issue of The New York Times magazine, has been at the heart of an intensifying debate over racism and the country's origins and how they should be presented in the classroom.

Debate Over Explicit Memoir Becomes A Focus of GOP Gov Races

Debate Over Explicit Memoir Becomes A Focus of GOP Gov Races

Nov 11, 2021

Debate over a memoir that contains explicit illustrations of sexual acts is surfacing in a handful of states where Republican governors are gearing up for reelection.

Hollywood Interviews: Ruthe Stein's Celebrity-Filled Book

Hollywood Interviews: Ruthe Stein's Celebrity-Filled Book

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 10, 2021

Ruthe Stein's new book, "Sitting Down With the Stars: Interviews with 100 Hollywood Legends," is packed with selected interviews from her lengthy journalism career, including a number of Oscar winners.

Book Gets Close to the Music that Made Carpenters Superstars

Book Gets Close to the Music that Made Carpenters Superstars

By Andrew Dalton | Nov 7, 2021

Richard Carpenter has co-written a new book that is a nearly note-for-note musical biography of the brother-sister duo.

Review: 'Oscar Wilde - A Life' a Vivid Portrait of the Man and His Tumultuous Times

Review: 'Oscar Wilde - A Life' a Vivid Portrait of the Man and His Tumultuous Times

By Lewis Whittington | Nov 4, 2021

A freshly researched biography of the inimitable gay literary lion Oscar Wilde.

Personal Pieces: Drew Pisarra's 'You're Pretty Gay'

Personal Pieces: Drew Pisarra's 'You're Pretty Gay'

By Jim Piechota | Nov 2, 2021

In queer author and poet Drew Pisarra's second collection of short stories, he really wants you to know all about his feelings, his life, his history, and every nuance in between.

Texas Governor Adopts Lawmaker's Probe of Books in Schools

Texas Governor Adopts Lawmaker's Probe of Books in Schools

Nov 2, 2021

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has joined a conservative Republican lawmaker's campaign to investigate books that cover race, gender identity and sexual orientation in public schools.

Monster's Mash: Kevin Simmonds' Poetic Look at Opera Diva

Monster's Mash: Kevin Simmonds' Poetic Look at Opera Diva

By Cornelius Washington | Oct 26, 2021

Kevin Simmonds, in his short but wonderful book "The Monster I Am Today: Leontyne Price and A Life In Verse," provides the reader with a poetic insight that is lyrical, loving and romantic.

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Don't Miss: Schuyler Bailar Discusses New Book, 'Obie is Man Enough'

Oct 18, 2021

Transgender advocate, speaker and author Schuyler Bailar joins EDGE on October 19 for a live interview to discuss his new book, "Obie is Man Enough."

Review: 'It All Began With A Scream' Gets under the Mask of the Classic Slasher

Review: 'It All Began With A Scream' Gets under the Mask of the Classic Slasher

By JC Alvarez | Oct 12, 2021

"Scream!" is one of the most iconic horror films ever made; Patrick Maroney's new book on the film takes the fan through every cut.

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla' — Depredations of Love and War

Pajtim Statovci's 'Bolla' — Depredations of Love and War

By Tim Pfaff | Oct 12, 2021

Pajtim Statovci's unlikely success with his first three novels may have had more to do with their subjects' being au courante than with the author's staggering literary genius. In his latest, he adds the depredations of love and war.

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