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Walt Whitman, Bohemian Dandy: The Story of America’s First Gay Bar and Its Creative Coterie
Walt Whitman, Bohemian Dandy: The Story of America’s First Gay Bar and Its Creative Coterie

“A failed romance. A restless sense of longing… These are raw ingredients that get mulled, weighed, processed — and ultimately transformed into art.”

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Maurice Sendak’s Darkest, Most Controversial Yet Most Hopeful Children’s Book
Maurice Sendak’s Darkest, Most Controversial Yet Most Hopeful Children’s Book

A moving cry for mercy, for light, and for resurrection of the human spirit at a time of hopeless darkness.

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A Brief History of Romantic Friendship
A Brief History of Romantic Friendship

“Smashes,” “crushes,” “spoons,” and other curious nineteenth-century relationship varieties.

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The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family
The World’s First Children’s Book about a Two-Mom Family

A pioneering picture-book with an enduring message of equality.

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The Little Red Schoolbook: An Honest Vintage Guide to Teenage Sexuality, Education Reform, and Independent Thinking
The Little Red Schoolbook: An Honest Vintage Guide to Teenage Sexuality, Education Reform, and Independent Thinking

“Leaders remain leaders only as long as you let them.”

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James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society
James Baldwin on the Creative Process and the Artist’s Responsibility to Society

“A society must assume that it is stable, but the artist must know, and he must let us know, that there is nothing stable under heaven.”

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