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Philadelphia’s changing queer literary culture
Despite recent setbacks to the queer literary scene like the closing of the nation’s oldest bookstore, Giovanni’s Room, the truth is that Philadelphia is in the midst of a literary reawakening. Any...
Jun 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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John Waters hits the road
John Waters is out to shock again. The filmmaker’s latest book, “Carsick,” chronicles his experiences hitchhikingalong Route 70 from his home in Baltimore to his apartment in San Francisco. But bef...
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Author questions culture of tolerance in new book
We know this year has seen a number of LGBT-related milestones, like marriage equality becoming legal in Pennsylvania and other states, and we have recently seen gay athletes make strides in the wo...
May 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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Book Reviews Summer 2014
After a winter that seemed to last about nine months, summer is almost upon us. It’s time to get out of hibernation and get to the beach, the park or any sunshine-soaking spot, and what better way ...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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PA author advises couples on retirement planning
Jim Lange describes himself as a natural strategist — a skill he relied upon, in conjunction with his background as an attorney and an accountant, to create a guide for same-sex couples to traverse...
May 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bookstore hosts queer poetry event
Next week, a group of local queer poets will gather to read, express and learn from one other. “You Can’t Kill a Poet” will take place from 7-9 p.m. May 27 at Wooden Shoe Books and Records, 704 Sou...
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Best-sellers: May 2-8
Information is courtesy of Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960; www.queerbooks.com . Ten-percent off most hardcover in-store sales. Men’s Books 1. “Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Med...
May 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best-sellers: April 4-10
Information is courtesy of Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960; www.queerbooks.com . Ten-percent off most hardcover in-store sales. Women’s and Trans Books 1. “Nevada” by Imogen Binnie (...
Apr 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best Sellers: March 7-13
Information is courtesy of Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960; www.queerbooks.com . Ten-percent off most hardcover in-store sales. Men’s Books 1. “The Days of Anna Madrigal” by Armistea...
Mar 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
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Best-sellers: Feb. 7-13
Information is courtesy of Giovanni’s Room, 345 S. 12th St.; 215-923-2960; www.queerbooks.com . Ten-percent off most hardcover in-store sales. Men’s books 1. “The Days of Anna Madrigal” by Armistea...
Feb 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 243 243 recommendations | email to a friend
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