Nov 9, 2012 @ 12:41:00 am
What kind of books will emerge from the 2012 presidential election? The Los Angeles Times wagers that in addition to narratives about the race itself, the internal collapse to the Republican party, and emergence of Latinos as a major voting bloc, “there’s also a good biography waiting to emerge from the second big story of last night’s election: how gay marriage and gay rights moved to the mainstream of American politics.”
At the New Yorker, music critic Alex Ross celebrates this election's gay-rights victories in an addendum to his excellent and eloquent essay on gay rights and culture, which we strongly recommend. (Also, at the magazine's Culture Desk blog: Ross discusses gay culture and assimilation with Hilton Als.
Tom Robbins, the author who brought us novels such as Jitterbug Perfume and Even Cowgirls Get
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