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Nonfiction: From Working for Jesse Helms to Writing ‘Tales of the City’

In “Logical Family,” Armistead Maupin describes a conservative upbringing before he became a beloved author and L.G.B.T. activist.
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Today’s TowleREAD pick comes from author Armistead Maupin and his most recent book, The Days of Anna Madrigal. Published in 2014, Anna Madrigal is the ninth and final installment in his magnum opus, The Tales of the City series. Wha...

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One of the main themes in author Armistead Maupin's works, particularly his iconic Tales of The City series, is that idea of the logical family: if our biological relations reject us, we can make our own family. Still, with this...

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LGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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