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Jill Soloway and Hannah Gadsby

Jessica Bennett, gender editor for The New York Times moderates a conversation with Jill Soloway, the Emmy-winning screenwriter, director and author, and Hannah Gadsby, star of...

“1000 Tattoos” Will Help You Think Ink By Checking Out the Best of the Best

Once considered the purview of sailors and criminals, tattoos have increasingly become nearly ubiquitous in Western Culture. (There’s even a reality competition show about it...

Double Book Launch: Horse Crazy & Gone Tomorrow by Gary Indiana

About the Author: An actor, playwright, artist, poet, critic, and novelist who has chronicled the despair and hysteria of America in the late twentieth century, Gary Indiana was...

Kevin Allison’s RISK! Brings Its Tell-All Tales to Bookstores Nationwide

If you’ve ever enjoyed Kevin Allison’s too-raw-for-NPR storytelling podcast RISK!, then you’re sure to get a kick out of its just-released companion book, also titled RISK!...

Help for LGBTQ People Facing Bipolar Disorder

The LGBTQ community faces higher rates of mood disorders, but there may be new help recognizing and treating bipolar. In his new Book, Owning Bipolar Disorder (Citadel Press,...

“Head to Toe:” The Nude in Graphic Design

By Steven Heller and Mirko Ilic | Rizzoli New York, $50 This is a sublime look at the multifaceted ways nudity finds its way into graphic design by addressing how such images...

What LGBTQ Readers Will Find in Mark and Jay Duplass’ “Like Brothers”

From the Cohens to the Wachowskis, Hollywood loves a pair of creative siblings, but what do the Duplass Brothers offer in their recent memoir that goes beyond what they share on...

Lucy Comes Home Discussion and Book Signing

Attention Lucille Ball fans! Rizzoli Bookstore hosts a discussion and book signing of Lucy Comes Home: A Photographic Journey with author Christopher Ted Olsen in conversation...

H. Jon Benjamin of “Archer” and “Bob’s Burgers” Revels in His Flaws with Memoir “Failure Is an Option”

H. Jon Benjamin, the actor and comedian famous for voicing characters from the titular sexy superspy on Archer to the titular schlubby burger-flipper on Bob’s Burgers,...

Protest. The Aesthetics of Resistance Shows the Visual Side of Unrest

Written and edited by Basil Rogger, et al | Lars Muller Publishers, $29.95 Art and symbolism are essential to resistance movements, and this book brings that into sharp relief:...

How Is Prostate Cancer Different for Gay and Bisexual Men?

Gay & Bisexual Men Living with Prostate Cancer is a thoughtful, and comprehensive look at LGBTQ life with prostate cancer and its treatment. Though other studies and books on...

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....