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Kristine Kathryn Rusch

Re-Booting the Past :: Kristen Kathryn Rusch on Writing, and Re-Writing, History

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 12
Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes lots of books, in lots of genres. Two her most recent are "Enemy Within" and "Street Justice," both set in the sixties and seventies, an era of widespread prejudices. EDGE gets the story on the stories.

What Are You Laughing At? :: ’The Humor Code’

Apr 8
According to "The Humor Code" co-author and University of Colorado professor Peter McGraw, at the core of humor is one simple formula. "CBS This Morning" contributor Jamie Wax spoke with McGraw and his co-author Joel Warner about testing the formula.

Brittney Griner

Brittney Griner’s Book: Hoops, Hardship and Hope

By Melissa Murphy | Apr 7
Brittney Griner had a busy WNBA offseason. She played in China, vacationed in Miami and watched from courtside while favorite player LeBron James beat her hometown Houston Rockets.

’101’ Vagina is coming to a bookstore near you!

"101 Vagina" Goes on National Book Tour

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 7
Photographer Philip Werner has compiled 101 black and white photos of women’s vaginas, with a message, story or poem written by the subject to accompany the photo. The result is the profound and cheeky "101 Vaginas."

Two New Book Releases for 2014 by Bruno Gmünder

By Mike Halterman | Apr 6
Bruno Gmünder, the international publishing house which caters to the LGBT community with books of fiction, non-fiction, photography and art, has updated two of its most popular titles this past month.

Stirling Silliphant

The ’Fingers of God’ Reach Down :: Nat Segaloff on His Silliphant Bio

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 5
Stirling Silliphant made a mark quite unlike most others on the American cultural landscape, winning the Oscar for his ahead-of-the-curve work on "In the Heat of the Night" and creating two classic TV shows. And that’s not the one-twelfth of it.

History of Lesbian Avengers Chronicled in "Eating Fire"

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
Kelly Cogswell’s "Eating Fire" is one of the first in-depth memoirs of its kind to deal with the Lesbian Avengers, an organization that began in New York 20 years ago, and then spread to 60 chapters all over the U.S. and Canada.

Rebecca Cantrell

Above and Below :: Rebecca Cantrell on ’The World Beneath’

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 27
Rebecca Cantrell, the author of the atmospheric Hannah Vogel mystery series, is no stranger to the darkness of human evil. Now she explores a different sort of underworld: Secrets come to the surface fast and thick in "The World Beneath."

Aaron Savvy as Cole O’Brien on the cover of "Boystown Season One"

Jake Biondi :: Running with the Boys of ’Boystown’

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 14
Jake Biondi’s "Boystown" is set in the Chicago area of the same name... and populated with men -- some gay, some bi, and all of them super-hot. And they all have secrets. Intrigued? Read on: Biondi chats with EDGE about the series and his TV ambitions.

Mizrahi Plans Memoir

Mar 9
Isaac Mizrahi has a deal with Amy Einhorn Books for a memoir that will track his rise from an unhappy childhood in Brooklyn to hanging out at Studio 54 to international fame.