Books by Rodger Streitmatter

Released: May 15, 2012

"Joint biographies, rendered in mostly artless prose, of successful and influential gay and lesbian couples who married before it was allowed."
A selective glimpse at prominent same-sex nuptials. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 9, 1998

"No graphic descriptions of sexual play, but the cumulative power of these ardent letters makes it hard to believe that Eleanor and Hick's relationship was 'entirely asexual,' as one of the Roosevelt granddaughters insists."
At last, a firsthand look at the emotionally charged correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and "first friend" Lorena Hickok, believed by many to be the First Lady's lover. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1997

"For a deeper, more subtle analysis, readers will need to turn to scholars less enamored of the beneficent power of the press. (27 illustrations, not seen)"
An easy-to-digest, somewhat pat overview of the media's influence on American history and politics. Read full book review >