Search Results: "Gay Salisbury"


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NON-FICTION
Released: June 9, 2003

"A riveting epic that memorably honors the heroes, both human and canine, who pushed themselves to the limit to save others."
Two cousins debut with an eloquent account of the famous 1925 dash by dog-sled teams to bring diphtheria serum to Nome, Alaska. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 25, 2015

"A vastly intelligent, comprehensively procured treat for film buffs, gay or otherwise."
Articulate career analyses of five multitalented, openly gay male film directors. Read full book review >

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ENOLA GAY by Mark LeVine
Released: April 1, 2000

"If you've been to one Armageddon, you've been to them all."
Levine is the author of a previous collection of poetry, Debt. Read full book review >

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AMERICAN GAY by Stephen O. Murray
NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"But despite its ploddingly painful prose, this volume deepens our understanding of gay Americans and their particular challenges."
In this intermittently interesting study, Murray (Latin American Male Homosexualities, not reviewed) analyzes the roots of gay identity in America, focusing on various racial and ethnic differences within the gay community. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"Nevertheless, Robinson covers an impressive amount of previously unsurveyed ground. (15 photos, not seen)"
Cultural historian Robinson (Humanities/Stanford; Freud and His Critics, not reviewed, etc.) examines provocatively a century's worth of authors whose homosexuality is a central subject of their autobiographical narratives. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: June 1, 1996

"A complex character—compassionate, noble, but deeply troubled—sometimes peeks out, but Schaap's gee- whiz prose is as unsubtle as Waddell's diary entries addressed to his infant daughter. (Photos, not seen)"
An unrelentingly shallow biography of the decathlete and physician who founded the Gay Games, incorporating extensive chunks of Waddell's diary from the last five years of his life. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 12, 1992

An insightful and iconoclastic series of essays on gay issues, by Mohr (Philosophy/Univ. of Illinois at Urbana; Gays/Justice, 1990, etc.—not reviewed). Read full book review >

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GAY BERLIN by Robert Beachy
NON-FICTION
Released: Nov. 20, 2014

"A brave new work of compelling research."
An elucidating, somewhat startling study of how early German tolerance and liberalism encouraged homosexual expression. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: June 1, 2008

"Middle- and high-school students should walk away feeling informed; many will be inspired to explore the LGBT universe even further. (Nonfiction. YA)"
From the murder of Freda Ward in 1893 by her teenage girlfriend to same-sex marriage legalization in Massachusetts, this offering chronicles the ups, downs, victories and woes of gays and lesbians in the United States without sounding too much like a textbook. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 1, 2006

"Vital intellectual fare brimming with fascinating history."
An exceptionally literate, overstuffed chronicle of gay Tinseltown. Read full book review >

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GOVERNMENT GAY by Fred Hunter
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 13, 1997

"All that's missing from this sprightly update is laughs, danger, thrills, and paranoia more than an inch deep."
Stopping at a gay bar on the way home to his husband Peter Livesay, freelance commercial artist Alex Reynolds offers a cigarette to the stranger who's just given him a light—and the next thing you know he and his partner are getting threatened with death and worse by foreign hooligans convinced that the stranger passed Alex a matchbook they really want back. Read full book review >