Books

LGBTQ related books, art and design books, coffee table books in general.

Angels in America: A New Book Looks Back

As Angels in America had its moment at the Tony Awards, a fascinating book looks back at the evolution of the play that became a phenomenon. A quarter of a century ago, Tony...

“Night Fever:” A New Book Reflects on the History of Nightclub Design

Night Fever | By Jörg Heiser et al; Vitra Design Museum; $85.00 It’s easy think of nightclubs as the places we go to forget about life for a while — to let our hair down,...

Fashion Legend Charles James Revealed in “Portrait of an Unreasonable Man”

Charles James: Portrait of an Unreasonable Man | By Michele Gerber Klein; Rizzoli International; $37.50   Considered one of the most influential fashion designers of the 20th...

Here’s Why the New David Sedaris Book Calypso is Haunted

Though full of his trademark humor, Calypso, the latest look at life through the lens of David Sedaris also takes serious stock of family bonds and fleeting mortality....

Lambda Literary Awards Celebrates Excellence Among LGBTQ Writers

The 30th annual Lambda Literary Awards (aka the Lammys) will take place June 4 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. This year, the nation’s...

A New Book Pays Tribute to “Pansy Beat,” the Original Gay Periodical

Clap yo’ hands and stomp yo’ feet, let’s get movin’ to the Pansy Beat! This collector’s edition book compiling Michael Economy’s short-lived publication features all...

National Treasure David Sedaris Is on Tour to Promote His Latest Book, “Calypso”

France can let him live there, but they can’t have him. Ex-pat American humorist David Sedaris is on a book tour, and he’s more delightful than ever. He has a unique...

Ken Schneck Fights Back against Anti-Gay Hate Speech with LGBTQ Cleveland

In the wake of the distribution of shocking anti-gay flyers as Cleveland State University, author Ken Schneck offers a book that takes pride in Cleveland’s diversity. Arcadia...

California Homes Reveal Their Owners’ Personalities in “Interior Portraits” Book

Interior Portraits By Leslie Williamson | Rizzoli; $55 Self-proclaimed homebody Leslie Williamson hits the road in order to take portraiture to a whole new level in Interior...

Birth of a Funny Girl: A New Streisand Book Celebrates “Becoming Barbra”

Hello, gorgeous! while la streisand is rightly praised for her extraordinary voice, over the course of her career she’s also inspired many a photographer with her unique beauty...

“A Slice of England” Author India Hicks Looks at British Royalty From the Inside

India Hicks: A Slice of England | By India Hicks; Rizzoli; $50 You might know india hicks from her roles as a fashion model, as host of Bravo’s Top Design, or as the face of her...

Why You Should Geek Out about the “Sexy Nerd Project”

We have seen the rise of nerd culture, but now one photographer is showing how hunky it can be. They’re all-too-familiar stereotypes: superheroes on comic book pages or movie...