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Gay Noir, Killer ’80s :: Marshall Thornton on ’From the Ashes’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
Marshall Thornton has just seen Book 6 in his ’80s gay detective series published; he’s also got a new comic novel out. The versatile novelist chats with EDGE about noir, humor, and the dark days of The Plague.

Checking Back with Jake Biondi on ’Boystown: Season 2’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Jun 30
As any denizen of Chicago knows, summer in "that toddling town" is hot and steamy -- and a new collection of Jake Biondi’s Chicago-set "Boystown" stories are set to amp up the sizzle! Get ready for Book Two in the sexy saga.

Re-Booting the Past :: Kristen Kathryn Rusch on Writing, and Re-Writing, History

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 12
Kristine Kathryn Rusch writes lots of books, in lots of genres. Two her most recent are "Enemy Within" and "Street Justice," both set in the sixties and seventies, an era of widespread prejudices. EDGE gets the story on the stories.

Scars Run Deep :: Richard Alther on His Novel ’The Scar Letters’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
The author of "The Scar Letters" chats with EDGE about institutional anti-gay violence, internalized homophobia, and how his protagonist blossoms into a happy gay man.

Days of ’Empire’: Steven Saylor’s ’Big Gay Book’ Revisits Imperial Rome

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 4
Two years ago, Steven Saylor garnered rave reviews for Roma, his novel of Ancient Rome. In a few weeks’ time, the sequel to Saylor’s multi-generational saga will hit the shelves: Empire is scheduled for an August 31 release.

Paul G. Bens, Jr. on ’Kelland’

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 20
With his novel "Kelland," openly gay author Paul G. Bens, Jr. introduces a strange and exiting idea: the title character is not one individual, but a being with multiple manifestations spanning assorted ages, genders, and ethnicities. Bens talks to EDGE about the mysteries behind his book, which might best be described as a kind of karmic thriller.

Steven Saylor on "Roma"

BOOKS | By Kilian Melloy | Mar 13
Novelist Steven Saylor has been known and respected for his Roma Sub Rosa series, which winds murder mystery and Roman history together into clever ancient-world whodunits. Now Saylor has written an epic: one thousand years of Roman Republic all in one package titled Roma.

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