Book Excerpt The Silver Hearted
March 05 2010 5:55 PM ET Editors

David McConnell's darkly suspenseful seafaring novel turns pulp fiction on its head with writing so gorgeous author Edmund White calls it “our Heart of Darkness.

Ellen DeGeneres Gets Her Toon On
February 26 2010 3:15 PM ET

Ellen DeGeneres Gets Her Toon On Editors

Following in the footsteps of J.K. Rowling and Sarah Palin, Ellen DeGeneres is about to get the comic book treatment. Check out a preview here.

Book Excerpt Perfect Peace
February 18 2010 9:05 PM ET

Book Excerpt Perfect Peace Editors

 A heartbreaking portrait of a large rural Southern family’s attempt to grapple with their mother’s desperate decision to make her newborn son into the daughter she will never have.

Born to Hand Jive
February 10 2010 10:00 AM ET

Born to Hand Jive

Robert LeLeux

The outrageous and unapologetic lifestyle of Grease producer Allan Carr is unveiled in Party Animals, a captivating new biography.

Jackie Collins Takes on Hollywood
February 05 2010 5:05 PM ET

Jackie Collins Takes on Hollywood

Duane Wells

From overdoses to horny old men to gay guys landing leading roles, best selling novelist Jackie Collins runs her mouth... and it's juicier than ever.

Book Excerpt The Play That Changed My Life
January 29 2010 9:15 PM ET Editors

Playwright Doug Wright, who was awarded the Pulitzer, a Tony, and a GLAAD Media Award for his play I Am My Own Wife, remembers how Charles Ludlam's Ridiculous Theatrical Company inspired his illustrious career.

Soulful Inspiration
January 22 2010 8:33 PM ET Editors

In the latest installment of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, musicians like Christina Aguilera and Melissa Etheridge share the inspiration behind some of their most famous songs.

Biting Wit
January 11 2010 11:00 AM ET

Advocate Contributors

Author Michael Thomas Ford sinks his teeth into Jane Austen.

Excerpt Sordid Truths Selling My Innocence for a Taste of Stardom
December 11 2009 8:55 PM ET

Excerpt Sordid Truths Selling My Innocence for a Taste of Stardom

Advocate Contributors

In his latest memoir, adult-film superstar Aiden Shaw charts his meteoric rise to becoming the highest-paid star in gay adult films.

Forbidden Broadway Behind the Mylar Curtain
December 04 2009 1:50 PM ET

Forbidden Broadway Behind the Mylar Curtain

Advocate Contributors

The show's creator, Gerard Alessandrini (with cowriter Michael Portantiere), shares a loving, no-holds-barred chronicle of the award-winning revue that has delighted audiences around the world for three decades, spoofing shows from Annie to Wicked and stars from Ethel Merman to Hugh Jackman.

Augusten Burroughs Twisted Christmas Memories
December 03 2009 1:35 AM ET

Augusten Burroughs Twisted Christmas Memories

Advocate Contributors

The sardonic author focuses his dysfunctional gaze on the holidays in his new collection of short stories, You Better Not Cry.

And Party Every Day
November 27 2009 5:00 AM ET

Advocate Contributors

And Party Every Day: The Inside Story of Casablanca Records by Larry Harris takes readers on a freewheeling journey behind the scenes of the record company that defined the 1970s music scene, rising faster — and crashing more spectacularly — than any label in history.

Safe Shelter
November 20 2009 11:00 AM ET Editors

Photographer Lucky Michaels turns his lens on a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender young people living off and on at a homeless shelter in New York's Hell’s Kitchen.