The Life and Death of ACT UP/LA

The Life and Death of ACT UP/LA Anti-AIDS Activism in Los Angeles from the 1980s to the 2000s by Benita Roth Cambridge University Press Reviewed by Alina...

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing: Review

Keith Haring: The Boy Who Just Kept Drawing by Kay A. Haring, text; Robert Neubecker, illustrations Penguin Young Readers Group Reviewed by Hank Trout Kay A. Haring, Keith...

Ghosts of St. Vincent’s: Review

Ghosts of St. Vincent's by Tom Eubanks tomus Reviewed by John Francis Leonard Writing book reviews on material relating to HIV every month is tough, sometimes. There is...

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...

How to Survive a Plague: Review

How to Survive a Plague The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France Alfred A. Knopf Reviewed by John Francis Leonard I love the...

All We Know to Do: Christopher Hewitt Award Honorees

In one of the poems that Christopher Hewitt published in A&U, and reprinted in our anthology, Art and Understanding: Literature from the First Twenty...

30 Years Behind Bars: Review

30 Years Behind Bars: Trials of a Prison Doctor by Karen Gedney, MD DRG Consulting LLC Reviewed by John Francis Leonard It’s 1987 and in this gripping, true-life...

Crying for Our Elders: Review

Crying for Our Elders: African Orphanhood in the Age of HIV and AIDS by Kristen E. Cheney University of Chicago Press Reviewed by T.J. Banks Silence is not always...

Boystown 8: The Lies That Bind: Review

Boystown 8: The Lies That Bind by Marshall Thornton Kenmore Books Reviewed by John Francis Leonard I’ll admit, when my Arts Editor passed on this novel, part of...

Anne-christine d’Adesky: Advocate & Writer

Safety Net In her new memoir, The Pox Lover, journalist and activist Anne-christine d'Adesky looks back at the AIDS crisis by Alina Oswald There’s a very fine...

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