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The Plaster Fabric by Martyn Goff Valancourt Books. 200 pages, $16.99 The Youngest Director by Martyn Goff Valancourt Books. 218 pages, $15.99 A Room in Chelsea Square by Michael Nelson…More

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RADCLYFFE HALL’S The Well of Loneliness is the canonical lesbian novel that many people think they know; in some sense, it has become a part of queer folk culture.…More

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RESEARCHER RANDALL SELL has uncovered a previously unknown 149-page manuscript defending homosexuality written in 1940. Allen Bernstein’s “Millions of Queers” is one of the earliest known defenses of homosexuality…More

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         In his plays, Williams depicts writers who know each other socially as squabbling rivals, trading banter: Hemingway and Fitzgerald bicker in his Clothes for a Summer Hotel; and in…More

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IT WAS A PROFILE that John Lahr published in The New Yorker that led him to this biography of Tennessee Williams—a profile of the Lady St. Just, an over-zealous friend…More

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Britten’s reputation today feels internationally secure, though both biographies sketch the extraordinary obstacles he faced

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CONSIDERING his impact upon American underground cinema, it is surprising that Andy Warhol is still known far more for his silk-screens than for his celluloid. As author and art history professor Douglas Crimp points out in his elegant and smart new book on some of Warhol’s key cinematic works, Warhol was hugely prolific, having made more than 100 films and almost 500 film portraits …

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The anthems of Yes I Am still verge on the overblown, which is why 4th Street Feeling strikes the right chord by hitting the brakes just a bit. With the help of producers Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Norah Jones) and Steve Booker (Duffy), Etheridge plays all the guitars without overpowering the production.

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