Read Armistead Maupin’s Michael Tolliver Lives.

If you haven’t read it yet, now is the time to read Armistead Maupin’s latest novel, Michael Tolliver Lives.  It is arguably Mr. Maupin’s best novel and it is now available in paperback.  I strongly recommend this book.  Here is my complete 2007 Blogspot review: It’s okay to get excited about this. Michael Tolliver Lives is an emotionally […]

Thomas Mann’s Queer Kids

Did you know that Thomas Mann’s daughter was married to W.H. Auden?  When asked why he agreed to the marriage, Auden replied:  “What else are buggers for?”  In fact, Auden met Ericka Mann the day he married her.  He did it as a favor:  the marriage entitled her to British citizenship–something she desperately sought as […]