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Course Correction

(Available April 14, 2015)
Course Correction
Written by Ginny Gilder
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807074770
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Course Correction
A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX
Written by Ginny Gilder


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $26.95

Wild meets The Boys in the Boat, a memoir about the quest for Olympic gold and the triumph of love over fear
 
Forty years ago, when a young Ginny Gilder stood on the edge of Boston’s Charles River and first saw a rowing shell in motion, it was love at first... Read more >
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Course Correction
A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX
Written by Ginny Gilder


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $26.95

Wild meets The Boys in the Boat, a memoir about the quest for Olympic gold and the triumph of love over fear
 
Forty years ago, when a young Ginny Gilder stood on the edge of Boston’s Charles River and first saw a rowing shell in motion, it was love at first... Read more >
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James Merrill

(Available April 14, 2015)
James Merrill
Written by Langdon Hammer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375413339
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James Merrill
Life and Art
Written by Langdon Hammer


Format: Hardcover, 944 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $40.00

Langdon Hammer has given us the first biography of the poet James Merrill (1926–95), whose life is surely one of the most fascinating in American literature. Merrill was born to high privilege and high expectations as the son of Charles Merrill, the charismatic cofounder of the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch, and... Read more >
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James Merrill
Life and Art
Written by Langdon Hammer


Format: eBook, 944 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $19.99

Langdon Hammer has given us the first biography of the poet James Merrill (1926–95), whose life is surely one of the most fascinating in American literature. Merrill was born to high privilege and high expectations as the son of Charles Merrill, the charismatic cofounder of the brokerage firm Merrill Lynch, and... Read more >
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If It Die
If It Die
Written by Andre Gide
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910443
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If It Die

Written by Andre Gide


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

This is the major autobiographical statement from Nobel laureate André Gide. In the events and musings recorded here we find the seeds of those themes that obsessed him throughout his career and imbued his classic novels The Immoralist and The Counterfeiters

Gide led a life of uncompromising self-scrutiny, and his literary works resembled moments of... Read more >
David Hockney
David Hockney
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535908
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David Hockney
The Biography, 1975-2012
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $40.00

In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist.
 
David Hockney is one of the most influential and best-loved artists of the twentieth century. His career has spanned and epitomized the art movements of the past five decades. Picking up...

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David Hockney
David Hockney
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385539555
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David Hockney
The Biography, 1975-2012
Written by Christopher Simon Sykes


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $19.99

In this fascinating and entertaining second volume, Christopher Simon Sykes explores the life and work of Britain's most popular living artist.
 
David Hockney is one of the most influential and best-loved artists of the twentieth century. His career has spanned and epitomized the art movements of the past five decades. Picking up...

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Dreadful
Dreadful
Written by David Margolick
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590517130
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $17.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Cup of Water Under My Bed
Written by Daisy Hernandez
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807014486
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Memoir
Written by Daisy Hernandez


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $24.95

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 
In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with... Read more >
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A Cup of Water Under My Bed
A Memoir
Written by Daisy Hernandez


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $24.95

A coming-of-age memoir by a Colombian-Cuban woman about shaping lessons from home into a new, queer life
 
In this lyrical, coming-of-age memoir, Daisy Hernández chronicles what the women in her Cuban-Colombian family taught her about love, money, and race. Her mother warns her about envidia and men who seduce you with... Read more >
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Stuck in the Middle with You
Stuck in the Middle with You
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan, Contribution by Anna Quindlen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767921770
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Stuck in the Middle with You
A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan
Contribution by Anna Quindlen


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan returns with a remarkable memoir about gender and parenting that discusses how families are shaped and the difficulties and wonders of being human.
 
A father for six years, a mother for ten, and for a time in between, neither, or both, Jennifer Finney Boylan has seen... Read more >
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Farther and Wilder
Farther and Wilder
Written by Blake Bailey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307475527
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Farther and Wilder
The Lost Weekends and Literary Dreams of Charles Jackson
Written by Blake Bailey


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.95

Charles Jackson’s novel The Lost Weekend—the story of five disastrous days in the life of an alcoholic—was published in 1944 to triumphant success. Although he tried to escape its legacy, Jackson is often remembered only as the author of this thinly veiled autobiography. In Farther & Wilder, the award-winning biographer of Richard...

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Left-handed
Left-handed
Written by Jonathan Galassi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375712173
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Left-handed

Written by Jonathan Galassi


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $16.95

An emotionally riveting collection that tells a powerful story of passion, loss, and transformation.
 
Left-handed unfolds in the manner of an intense, searching novella. At its center is a one-way dialogue with an elusive character who beguiles and torments but also inspires the unnamed narrator, who at midlife is telling the tale.
 
These... Read more >
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Faitheist
Faitheist
Written by Chris Stedman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014455
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Faitheist
How an Atheist Found Common Ground with the Religious
Written by Chris Stedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $15.00

The story of a former Evangelical Christian turned openly gay atheist who now works to bridge the divide between atheists and the religious

The stunning popularity of the “New Atheist” movement—whose most famous spokesmen include Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and the late Christopher Hitchens—speaks to both the growing ranks of atheists and... Read more >
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Fighting for Life
Fighting for Life
Written by S. Josephine Baker, Introduction by Helen Epstein
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590177068
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Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

New York’s Lower East Side was said to be the most densely populated square mile on earth in the 1890s. Health inspectors called the neighborhood “the suicide ward.” Diarrhea epidemics raged each summer, killing thousands of children. Sweatshop babies with smallpox and typhus dozed in garment heaps destined for fashionable shops... Read more >
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Fighting for Life

Written by S. Josephine Baker
Introduction by Helen Epstein


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $16.95

New York’s Lower East Side was said to be the most densely populated square mile on earth in the 1890s. Health inspectors called the neighborhood “the suicide ward.” Diarrhea epidemics raged each summer, killing thousands of children. Sweatshop babies with smallpox and typhus dozed in garment heaps destined for fashionable shops... Read more >
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Raising My Rainbow
Raising My Rainbow
Written by Lori Duron, Foreword by Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770437725
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Raising My Rainbow
Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son
Written by Lori Duron
Foreword by Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.00

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron’s frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., would much rather twirl around in a pink sparkly tutu, with a... Read more >
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Raising My Rainbow
Raising My Rainbow
Written by Lori Duron, Foreword by Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437718
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Raising My Rainbow
Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son
Written by Lori Duron
Foreword by Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $10.99

Raising My Rainbow is Lori Duron’s frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., would much rather twirl around in a pink sparkly tutu, with a... Read more >
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Dreadful
Dreadful
Written by David Margolick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515716
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Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $28.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Dreadful
The Short Life and Gay Times of John Horne Burns
Written by David Margolick


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $15.95

American author John Horne Burns (1916–1953) led a brief and controversial life, and as a writer, transformed many of his darkest experiences into literature. Burns was born in Massachusetts, graduated from Andover and Harvard, and went on to teach English at the Loomis School, a boarding school for boys in Windsor... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Written by Alison Wearing
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807618
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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Growing Up with a Gay Dad
Written by Alison Wearing


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.99

A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love.
 
Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she had...

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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Written by Alison Wearing
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ISBN: 9780345807571
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Confessions of a Fairy's Daughter
Growing Up with a Gay Dad
Written by Alison Wearing


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $24.00

A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love.
 
Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she had...

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Outlaw Marriages
Outlaw Marriages
Written by Rodger Streitmatter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807003428
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Outlaw Marriages
The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples
Written by Rodger Streitmatter


Format: Trade Paperback0
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $16.00

For more than a century before gay marriage became a hot-button political issue, same-sex unions flourished in America. Pairs of men and pairs of women joined together in committed unions, standing by each other “for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health” for periods of thirty or forty—sometimes as many... Read more >
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She's Not There
She's Not There
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan
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ISBN: 9780385346979
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She's Not There
A Life in Two Genders
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $14.95

The provocative bestseller She’s Not There is the winning, utterly surprising story of a person changing genders. By turns hilarious and deeply moving, Jennifer Finney Boylan explores the territory that lies between men and women, examines changing friendships, and rejoices in the redeeming power of family. Told in Boylan’s fresh voice... Read more >
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She's Not There
She's Not There
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385346986
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She's Not There
A Life in Two Genders
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Price: $11.99

The provocative bestseller She’s Not There is the winning, utterly surprising story of a person changing genders. By turns hilarious and deeply moving, Jennifer Finney Boylan explores the territory that lies between men and women, examines changing friendships, and rejoices in the redeeming power of family. Told in Boylan’s fresh voice... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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