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Classic LGBT Authors Featured in Pride E-Books

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 21
"I read myself out of the closet," says acclaimed gay author Christopher Bram. "I could explore that part of myself in books."

Summer Reading: 3 Mouth-Watering Cookbooks

By Laura Grimmer | Jun 18
What better way to spend a lazy summer weekend than drinking a cold Arnold Palmer and flipping through a beautiful new cookbook? EDGE picks our top three summer reads that we hope will inspire good meals and good times.

The Dandy: Celebrating the Exquisite Gentleman

Jun 16
Sartorial elegance isn’t just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men - it’s their life’s calling. Nathaniel "Natty" Adams (author of "I Am Dandy") and photographer Rose Callahan define as a man "obsessed with personal elegance."

Cleis Press has three titles up for a Goldie!

Cleis Press Nominated for Three Goldie Awards

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 9
The progressive publisher Cleis Press has been nominated for three Golden Crown Awards, representing the best of lesbian literature, for titles including two lesbian erotic romance collections, and an LGBT mystery title.

SoBe Wine & Food Festival Founder Releases New Cookbook

By JW Arnold | May 22
The founder of the Food Network South Beach and New York Wine and Food Festivals has plenty of opportunities to savor the latest fancy creations from the biggest stars of the culinary world. Now he’s written a book of his own.

"You Are Not Special" :: Looking Beyond the Selfie

May 19
In a commencement speech in 2012, high school teacher David McCullough Jr. told students "you are not special." He is now expanding the advice in a new book, "You Are Not Special: ... And Other Encouragements."

Tribute releases this Freddy Mercury comic book

Freddy Mercury Comic to Reduce HIV Stigma

By Winnie McCroy | May 13
Bluewater Productions has released a new comic book biography on the life of Freddie Mercury, the Queen frontman who died of AIDS as a way to address and hopefully reduce continuing stigma around HIV.

British chef Heston Blumenthal

Beards Name "Historic Heston" Cookbook of the Year

By J.M. Hirsch | May 5
Anyone with a hankering for hash of snails or powdered duck or a host of other centuries-old British cookery should be plenty pleased with this year’s James Beard Foundation cookbook of the year.

Spiritual Boot Camp :: Greatness

By Jacob Glass | Apr 27
Accepting that you were born for greatness is not arrogance. When properly understood, it is actually quite humble. Our essential greatness is not in what we accomplish or achieve in the world, it is inherent in our spiritual nature.

Michael Luongo’s "Sensual Travels," Gay Erotica From Around the World

By David Toussaint | Apr 21
Traveling and sex are as intertwined as the positions you and your foreign date discover together. Michael Luongo, a Pulitzer-prize nominee, edits the 20 stories exploring these themes in "Sensual Travel: The Best of Gay Erotica."