Browsing: The Future of 'Gay'

January-February 2016

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What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell Farrar, Straus and Giroux 208 pages, $23. GARTH GREENWELL is a poet and beginning novelist whose critically acclaimed novella Mitko came…More

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THE FIRST exhibition ever to consider Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe together—their careers overlapped from the late 1960s to the late ’80s—this show is filled with both lovely surprises and a few letdowns.

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Judith Hooper’s Alice in Bed is a fictionalized account of Alice James’ life, and much of the focus is her relationship with William and Henry James, as well as the brothers’ attitudes toward each other.

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Love’s Refraction: Jealousy and Compersion in Queer Women’s Polyamorous Relationships by Jillian Deri University of Toronto Press. 168 pages, $21.95 JILLIAN DERI introduces this book by explaining that “for…More

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Those People Directed by Joey Kuhn Little Big Horn Films INDIE FILMS work as a rule because they probe a single theme: a slice of one person’s life;…More

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IN HIS NEW HISTORY of the gymnasium, Eric Chaline writes that one reason people go to gyms as adults is that they enjoyed physical activity when they were young, though I’ve always suspected that for gay male gym-goers the reverse is often the case.

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Selected Letters has assembled a finely textured account of this beloved, productive writer who stayed connected with everyone but kept his own counsel and, in the face of daunting obstacles, endured.

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The Obelisk and the Englishman: The Pioneering Discoveries of Egyptologist William Bankes by Dorothy U. Seyler Prometheus Books. 304 pages, $26. BY THE TIME I finished this book I…More

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Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West by Matthew Dennison St. Martin’s Press. 384 pages, $29.99 VITA SACKVILLE-WEST rode the dragons of her life, as Matthew Dennison remarks…More