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Goodbye, Gay Gumshoe! :: Marshall Thornton on 'Boystown 13: Fade Out'

Goodbye, Gay Gumshoe! :: Marshall Thornton on 'Boystown 13: Fade Out'

By Kilian Melloy | Feb 6
Multi-Lambda Award-winning author Marshall Thornton wraps up his '80s gay private detective "Boystown" series with the thirteenth and final book, "Fade Out." It's a bittersweet moment, and Thornton tells EDGE all about it.

Barnes & Noble Suspends Reissues of Classics with New Images

Barnes & Noble Suspends Reissues of Classics with New Images

By Hillel Italie | Feb 6
Barnes & Noble is withdrawing a planned line of famous literature reissued with multicultural cover images that has been met with widespread criticism on social media.

Colorado Baker Who Sparked Supreme Court Case has Book Deal

Colorado Baker Who Sparked Supreme Court Case has Book Deal

Jan 31
The Colorado baker whose refusal to design a wedding cake for a gay couple led to a landmark Supreme Court ruling and made him a conservative hero now has a book deal.

Missouri Lawmaker Targets Libraries over 'Drag Queen Story Hours'

Missouri Lawmaker Targets Libraries over 'Drag Queen Story Hours'

By Kilian Melloy | Jan 17
In Missouri, a Republican lawmaker has drawn up legislation that proposes to punish libraries and their staff for drag queen story hours or other "age-inappropriate" content.

Ronan Farrow Among Nominees for Book Critic Prizes

Ronan Farrow Among Nominees for Book Critic Prizes

Jan 13
Ronan Farrow has already won a Pulitzer Prize and George Polk Award for his reporting on Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement. Now he's up for a literary honor, a National Book Critics Circle award.

'Prozac Nation' Author Elizabeth Wurtzel Dies at Age 52

'Prozac Nation' Author Elizabeth Wurtzel Dies at Age 52

Jan 8
Elizabeth Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling "Prozac Nation" made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday at age 52.

Controversy Hits Romance Writers of America This Holiday

Controversy Hits Romance Writers of America This Holiday

By Mark Kennedy | Dec 28
There's not a lot of love at the Romance Writers of America this holiday season. Lots of passion, but not too much love.

Laura Dern Narrates 'Little Women' Audiobook

Laura Dern Narrates 'Little Women' Audiobook

By Leanne Italie | Dec 23
Laura Dern likes the spoken word so much she even enjoys callbacks to re-record lines for her movies.

40 Years Later, Author of Groundbreaking Gay Thriller Looks Back, Reflects

40 Years Later, Author of Groundbreaking Gay Thriller Looks Back, Reflects

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 20
A year before the controversial William Friedkin gay slasher flick "Cruising" hit the screen, a thriller with a gay twist crossed over to mainstream success. Forty years later, influential gay author Felice Picano looks back on "The Lure."

Nobel Literature Winner Dreams of A New Narrative Style

Nobel Literature Winner Dreams of A New Narrative Style

By David Keyton and Jim Heintz | Dec 8
Nobel Literature Prize winner Olga Tokarczuk says she thinks a new sort of fiction may be needed to counteract the modern era's tendency to isolate and divide people.

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