A Memoir About Queer Identity, Told One Gay Bar at a Time

In his new memoir, “Gay Bar,” Jeremy Atherton Lin documents his personal history and the history of queer identity by exploring gay bars around the world. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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Teenager’s Gay Conversion Therapy Ordeal Told in New Memoir

When 15-year-old Alex Cooper told her Mormon parents she liked girls, she expected a bad reaction- but not eight months of captivity and abuse at the hands of a couple practicing ‘gay conversion therapy.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Jada Pinkett Smith Signs Book Deal For ‘No Holds Barred’ Memoir

The book will cover the actor's “complicated marriage to Will Smith,” her “unconventional upbringing in Baltimore,” and her friendship with late rapper Tupac Shakur, Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-10-06 16:02:46 UTC ]
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A Queer Memoir About Sex Work That Interrogates Power, Gender, and Heteronormativity

Chris Belcher’s searing memoir about her work as a professional dominatrix isn’t exactly a comfortable read. Not because of the subject, but because Pretty Baby asks more of the reader than many memoirs. Like the best art does, this book invites introspection and interrogation of both our own... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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In ‘Bad Gays,’ historical figures are products of their times

Huw Lemmey and Ben Miller, hosts of a popular podcast, take a look at history through the lens of problematic gay figures. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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“still and yet and for all times”: A First Nations Anthology That Liberates Narratives of Indigenous Identity, by Dan Disney

Book Reviews Mitchell River National Park, Victoria, Australia / Photo by Zac Porter / Unsplash While the landmark anthology Guwayu – For All Times: A Collection of First Nations Poems (Magabala Books, 2020), edited by Jeanine Leane, refuses the... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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A Queer Indo-Guyanese Poet’s Postcolonial Memoir of His Search for Belonging

I first came to poet Rajiv Mohabir’s work through his cutting meditation on why he will never celebrate Indian Arrival Day, which Guyana celebrates on May 5th to commemorate the arrival of indentured Indian workers in the Caribbean. In the essay for the Asian American Writers Workshop’s The... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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The Grindr Advice Column That Became a Memoir of Modern Queer Life

In “Hola Papi,” the writer John Paul Brammer mines his own experiences and traumas to deliver wisdom for queer readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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William Collins pre-empts Finkelstein's family memoir of war-time persecution

Williams Collins has pre-empted a memoir by political columnist and commentator Daniel Finkelstein uncovering his family’s devastating experiences of persecution during the Second World War. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hardie Grant lands Sharan Dhaliwal's 'queer British Indian' memoir

Hardie Grant will publish the debut book from British Indian writer and founder of South Asian magazine Burnt Roti, Sharan Dhaliwal, in the autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Review: A family travel memoir makes a timely pitch for personal risk

Charles Wheelan's "We Came, We Saw, We Left" charts the Wheelan family's frantic global "gap year" — infections, iffy street food, tantrums and all. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Allen Lane wins 'radical new history' of queer identity in four-way auction

Allen Lane will publish Nothing Ever Just Disappears, a new history of seven queer lives and the places that made them by writer and academic Diarmuid Hester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A Queer Memoir About Navigating Toxic Masculinity

I met David Adjmi at a fancy writing residency. The kind of place where you work all day alone and then eat dinner together, have a drink in the parlor afterwards. I remember a night when someone suggested watching a movie. As people were perusing the house copy of the criterion collection... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Playwright David Adjmi’s stirring memoir, ‘Lot Six,’ explores the very meaning of identity

Adjmi was raised in a house where he had no choice but to fit in, which means he had no choice but to lie. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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3 Great Memoirs Written (and Narrated) by Queer Women

Celebrate Pride Month and queer voices by reading these three captivating audiobook memoirs written and narrated by queer women. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'Emily Doe' reveals true identity ahead of memoir on Brock Turner assault

The anonymous woman sexually assaulted by Stanford swimmer Brock Turner—and whose memoir will be published by Viking this month—has revealed her true identity as Chanel Miller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time to work together, Academic Book Trade Conference told

The academic book trade must “work together in these turbulent times”, in the face of Brexit, political turmoil and the impact of the Teaching Excellence Framework, the Academic Book Trade Conference was told. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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10 Essential Graphic Novels and Memoirs About Queer Women

'My Favorite Thing is Monsters,' 'Honor Girl,' and more, picked by Kelsey Wroten, author of 'Cannonball.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S&S UK lands Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness' memoir

The first memoir of Jonathan Van Ness, of Netflix makeover show "Queer Eye", will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in September. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BBC radio presenter Bland in ‘race against time’ to publish memoir

BBC Radio 5 Live presenter Rachael Bland, who has incurable cancer, is in a "race against time" to publish a memoir for her two-year-old son, Freddie. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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