Alexander Chee

In his first nonfiction book, Cruising, Southern California novelist Alex Espinoza examines a misunderstood aspect of gay male culture—through both a personal and a historical lens.

The Secret History of Cruising

In Cruising, Alex Espinoza traces the history, experience, and intimacy of anonymous love.

Armistead Maupin on Castro Street in San Francisco, one of the neighborhoods he’s chronicled for nearly four decades.

Tales of Armistead Maupin

What Armistead Maupin’s new memoir says about the state of gay literature — and his huge influence on the genre.

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