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Here I Am on Woodstock Book Talk Chatting About “Correspondents”

In hippie-ishly quaint Woodstock, NY, the amazing Martha Frankel is the queen of all things book related, including the local book festival, and she was generous enough to have me on her supercool podcast Woodstock Book Talk so we could chat … Continue reading

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Events for “Correspondents” !!!

Hi folks! Here is where I’ll post and update event dates related to my new novel “Correspondents.” Thanks to all for the support so far. The book was named a Best Book of May 2019 by Amazon and just got … Continue reading

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I’m really excited to announce my new novel, CORRESPONDENTS, out May 14 from Grove Atlantic.

A good website updater I am not! I admit that these days I mostly post stuff on my Twitter or Instagram. But, especially for those who read and hopefully liked my novel CHRISTODORA, I did want to say here that my … Continue reading

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Caitlyn Jenner and the Prison-House of Perfection

Upon the Vanity Fair cover debut of the stunning Caitlyn Jenner, I had the chance (for Yahoo Style) to explain why I felt that, though achieving perfect traditional “womanliness” is great if that’s what you want and you have the resources, it’s not … Continue reading

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Natasha Lyonne Told Me Why She’s Addicted Now to SoulCycle, Not Drugs

On the eve of the third season of Netflix’s runaway women’s-prison hit Orange is the New Black, I had a great talk with Natasha Lyonne on how she’s put down heroin and picked up SoulCycle, how she can count on her bestie Chloe … Continue reading

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A Week in Indiana Showed Me Just how Widespread anti-LGBT Discrimination Really Is

With the Supreme Court’s marriage decision looming, I spent a week in LGBT bars throughout Indiana in May for The Nation magazine to find out just how widespread discrimination against gay and trans people there actually was. The answer? Very. And … Continue reading

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In Spring 2014, I had the great pleasure of traveling to Vienna for Condé Nast Traveler. There I found, amid orderly classical buildings and gardens, an exciting new surge of contemporary art and design, all in an unhurried atmosphere brimming with stately … Continue reading

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