Christopher Hewitt Awards 2016: Winners Announced

Time & Telling The 2016 Hewitt Award winners for Poetry, Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction are marked by three strong, distinct voices, but the connective tissue...

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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...

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Lust and Wonder: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs St. Martin's Press Reviewed by John Francis Leonard We all are looking for someone to love and to love us...

Peeling Back the Layers: Review

Peeling Back the Layers: A Story of Trauma, Grace and Triumph by Lawayne Childrey Outskirts Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks God, someone once said, comes through the wound....

Black Deutschland: Review

Black Deutschland by Darryl Pinckney Farrar, Straus & Giroux Reviewed by John Francis Leonard When I recently began to publish book reviews for A&U, one thing was very...

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...

Our Young Man: Review

Our Young Man by Edmund White Bloomsbury Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Two seminal novels have been written about gay life in Manhattan and Fire Island in the...

We’re Still Here: Review

We're Still Here Directed by Grissal Granados & John Thompson Lucha Productions Reviewed by T.J. Banks Perhaps, someone once said, we need to follow our pain and heartbreak,...

Living a Healthy Life with HIV: Review

Living a Healthy Life with HIV by Allison R. Webel, RN, PhD, Lorig, et al. Bull Publishing Reviewed by Hank Trout Call me “jaded.” Having read a plethora...

Based on a True Story: Review

Based on a True Story by Jameson Currier Chelsea Station Editions Reviewed by T.J. Banks The phrase “loving someone to death” is an inherently disturbing one. There’s something...

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