Renewal

  My website, adrianabooks.com, has been brought up to date—text has been changed, a book, Earthrise, has been added, an image has been added, and the section About goes deeper into my life and my work. The whole thing points to our growing relationship with Lulu...

Gay political novels

This is a photo of my four books—Ceremonies, Winter Rain, Race Point Light, Adam in the Morning—which are now being published as printed by Lulu Books. See this. See the sequence of blog posts called Earthrise. They continue to be published as ebooks. This photo was...

“et tu, Brute”

This is an interesting moment, and the stakes are high. Most of the main-stream media have taken it upon themselves to condemn the Public Theatre’s Julius Caesar for presenting Julius Caesar as Donald Trump. (He’s assassinated.) Two very large corporations have...

My books, money, value, the somber truth

I read an article on Slate today on writing and money, and it compels me to respond. The point of the article is the fact that so few writers actually make any money at their writing. Just about all writers are supported by doing something else, like teaching, and yet...

Pain, suffering

After showing a new video of the Kouachi brothers in Paris, Chris Hayes Tuesday night had a guest, Reza Aslan, a scholar of religions and author of No god but God, the Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam. Professor Aslan has studied the violence in the Middle East...

What we demand

The papers and the web have been full of news about Barnes & Noble—they’re cutting back on the number of their bookstores—with analyses on why that has happened and what this means for the future. I went by B&N today and was told our local, intown B&N is...

Come Out! (1)

As long as our culture is homophobic, many gay people are going to feel they have to come out. It’s an act of courage, self-defense and self-respect.    But I don’t think we think often about what we do when we come out and about what it means. Few people think...