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Long-Term Survivor: Nonfiction by Victoria Noe

Winner of the Christopher Hewitt Award 2015: Creative Nonfiction Long-Term Survivor by Victoria Noe It’s only the past few years that that designation has become widely used....

Stand by Me: Review

Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation by Jim Downs Basic Books Reviewed by Hank Trout Stand By Me: The Forgotten History of Gay Liberation is...

Fear

  Fear When our bodies knuckled and slithered against each other, all I could taste was your blood seeping through your pores as it poured into me. Your ink was a...

Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic: Review

Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic by Richard A. McKay University of Chicago Press Reviewed by Alina Oswald Three decades and counting after the release...

There Were These Men: Poetry by Lynn Hoffman

there were these men, they were kind, they were mean they were fine as threads, they were thick as rope. some danced, some sang some were doctors, some...

High Fidelity Transmission: Review

High Fidelity Transmission: The ABCs of the Politics of AIDS by Rajesh Talwar Reviewed by John Francis Leonard India, which actually has a low percentage of its...

The Good Fight: Poetry by Joey Amaral

The Good Fight Round after round, Pound after pound. Gotta get up, Can’t stay down. The fight is on, The curtains never drawn. Arms are heavy, Legs are weak, Oh my god, it’s...

VIVA, Find Your Voice: Review

VIVA: Find Your Voice Directed by Paddy Breathnach Magnolia Pictures Reviewed by Alina Oswald “Why is everyone on this island addicted to drama?” Luis Alberto Garcia’s character, Mama,...

The American People Volume 1: Review

The American People Volume 1: Search for My Heart by Larry Kramer Farrar, Straus & Giroux Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Recently, I’ve been on something of a...

The Pond: Fiction by John Whittier Treat

The Pond by John Whittier Treat Alan died on a hot day, but it had been hot all summer. Steve wasn’t there when the long fart...

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