This biography meticulously details the life and works of a prolific dramatist whose name and plays are not currently known but who was the first American to be taken seriously as a playwright.
In "My Son Wears Heels," Julie Tarney recounts her efforts to raise her son to be thoughtful and fierce in a sometimes unwelcoming world.
Gentrifying fauxhemians intersect with AIDS in 1980s New York's East Village in this ambitious novel.
Stage, television and film star Alan Cumming shares profound memories of his career, romantic life, family and friends in this photographic memoir.
In "Play All: A Bingewatcher's Notebook," Clive James critiques the modern Western canon of cable and network TV series he has managed to watch episode-by-episode in the past few years.
"The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo" is not an autobiography. It is a catalogue of nonlinear stories from Amy Schumer's life.
Donald Bogle's empathy and diligence for these two legends reads very well and true. His perspective is clear-cut, polished and sparkles with a shine that beautifully captures the light, spirit, work and complexity of the two.
James Baldwin continues to be one of the most celebrated writers of the 20th century three decades after his death.
Portmann's book not only focuses on just justification of the time when gay men were closeted and vilified but turns his research to so many other straight and lesbian women over the years who were a vital support to gay men.
"On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories" is a collage of the trans experience that humanizes and uplifts.