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George Chakiris Tells His 'West Side' Story

George Chakiris Tells His 'West Side' Story

By Steve Duffy | Mar 8, 2021

Actor George Chakiris won an Oscar for playing Bernardo in "West Side Story" some 60 years ago. Recently the actor-turned-jewelry designer decided to tell his life story. EDGE spoke to Chakiris about "My West Side Story: A Memoir."

New Book Details Obama's Comments on Buttigieg: Babyfaced, 'Short' and 'Gay'

New Book Details Obama's Comments on Buttigieg: Babyfaced, 'Short' and 'Gay'

By Kilian Melloy | Mar 8, 2021

A new book claims that in 2019, after making comments supportive of Elizabeth Warren, Obama dismissed Pete Buttigieg's candidacy because Buttigeg looked too young, was short, and was openly gay.

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

Jonathan Rachman on Survival, Style and Timeless Taste

By Ryan Leeds | Mar 7, 2021

Out interior designer Jonathan Rachman chats with EDGE about his compelling new memoir, "The Garlic Peanut Story," and his sought-after design philosophy that will work with any budget.

'Fifty Shades' Back in June with 'Freed'

'Fifty Shades' Back in June with 'Freed'

Mar 7, 2021

Christian Grey is tying up the loose ends of his side of the story this summer. "Freed: Fifty Shades Freed as told by Christian" is set to hit shelves on June 1, the publisher said Sunday.

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

Murder, but Gentler: 'Cozy' Mysteries a Pandemic-Era Balm

By Tamara Lush | Mar 7, 2021

For those who find their dreams in books, there's a group of readers who are hungrily consuming a particular style of narrative to escape from the past year's reality: "Cozy" mysteries.

X Marks His Spot: Autobiography of Porn Pioneer John Amero

X Marks His Spot: Autobiography of Porn Pioneer John Amero

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 7, 2021

In his newly published memoir, gay filmmaker Amero recalls bygone days with wit, humor and heart.

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

How a New Generation of LGBTQ Young Adult Books is Reshaping the Literary Landscape

By Lauren Emily Whalen | Mar 5, 2021

A recent report reveals more than half of last year's top-selling books targeted kids or young adults. For LGBTQ authors and readers, the publishing industry exhibits slow progress in diversifying queer narratives.

Tyrone Power: Gender, Genre and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema

Tyrone Power: Gender, Genre and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema

By Bill Biss | Mar 5, 2021

Gillian Kelly presents a riveting analysis of "male beauty" vs. acting ability, and pays homage to a star who proved he had both.

Billie Jean King Memoir 'All In' to be Published in August

Billie Jean King Memoir 'All In' to be Published in August

Mar 4, 2021

Billie Jean King has a memoir coming this summer, and she calls it a journey to her "authentic self."

Saints & Sinners Literary Fest's Online in March

Saints & Sinners Literary Fest's Online in March

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 2, 2021

With an entire literary festival, from readings to panels, all online, the 18th annual Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival, usually held in New Orleans, returns with a robust roster on March 11-14.

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

6 Dr. Seuss Books Won't be Published for Racist Images

By Mark Pratt | Mar 2, 2021

Six Dr. Seuss books — including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

Julia Turshen's New Cookbook Gets Wonderfully Personal

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 2, 2021

Best-selling cookbook author Julia Turshen concentrates on the raw material of each recipe — ingredients, utensils and ounces. But behind the food is something else.

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

All-Male, Reviewed: Brontez Purnell's '100 Boyfriends'

By Jim Piechota | Feb 27, 2021

In Brontez Purnell's deliciously voyeuristic collection of salacious vignettes, we are drenched in the sights, smells, sounds, and hedonistic delights of orgasmic connection.

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny Co-Writing Mystery Novel

Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny Co-Writing Mystery Novel

By Hillel Italie | Feb 23, 2021

One of the world's better known fans of mystery novels, Hillary Rodham Clinton, is now writing one.

'Gay Grampas' Book Published

'Gay Grampas' Book Published

By Jim Provenzano | Feb 22, 2021

In the tradition of 'Heather Has Two Mommies,' the first children's book featuring gay grandparents lovingly showcases extended family.

On Fire: French Firefighters Celebrated with Sexy Photobook

On Fire: French Firefighters Celebrated with Sexy Photobook

Feb 15, 2021

This month Rizzoli publishes a book of sexy pics from French photographer Fred Goudon that celebrates firefighters, whom he calls amongst "the heroes of our time."

Review: "Just A Typo: The Cancellation Of Celebrity Mo Riverlake" is Satire Ripped from the Headlines

Review: "Just A Typo: The Cancellation Of Celebrity Mo Riverlake" is Satire Ripped from the Headlines

By Christopher Verleger | Feb 15, 2021

Author John Bennardo tackles cancel culture in his ludicrous, wickedly funny novel about the meteoric fall of a game show host.

William McRaven Adapts Bestseller 'Make Your Bed' for Kids

William McRaven Adapts Bestseller 'Make Your Bed' for Kids

Feb 15, 2021

William McRaven is adapting his best-selling "Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life ... And Maybe the World" for younger audiences.

Jenn Fujikawa Wants You to Love Lucy's Cooking with New Cookbook

Jenn Fujikawa Wants You to Love Lucy's Cooking with New Cookbook

By Steve Duffy | Feb 10, 2021

Lifestyle and pop culture writer Jenn Fujikawa loves Lucy and has found culianary gold in her old reruns. EDGE spoke to her about her new cookbook "The I Love Lucy Cookbook."

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life' a Dimensional Portrait of Inimitable Star-Director

Review: 'Mike Nichols: A Life' a Dimensional Portrait of Inimitable Star-Director

By Lewis Whittington | Feb 2, 2021

Mark Harris makes Mike Nichols' biography an incisive, dimensional portrait of a complex man and inimitable star-director.

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