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2015 Summer Reading List

By Mike Halterman | Jul 4
Be sure to take a book with you the next time you can fit the beach or the pool in to your schedule. Get some sun and catch up with some very engrossing reads!

Biography of Barbara Gittings Out for Pride

By EDGE | Jun 29
"Barbara Gittings: Gay Pioneer," the first full-length biography of the woman who has been called the mother of the gay-rights movement, is available in time for Pride.

Inside the Movement to Let Workers Rule Themselves

Jun 21
Online shoe and clothing giant Zappos embraced a management mindset called "holacracy" where workers overseeing themselves. Getting rid of the boss may be a dream to some, but more than 200 Zappos employees took a buyout to leave during the transition.

Audrey Hepburn... In the Kitchen?

By Jocelyn Noveck | Jun 19
Think of Audrey Hepburn, and your mind will likely conjure up an extraordinarily elegant woman in a boat-necked black dress and a chic undo. It's doubtful you'll picture a woman settling down in front of the TV with a plate of penne.

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

By Mark Abramson | Jun 14
San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there -- and here's a sample.

The Jerk Theory: New Research on Why Nice Guys Fail

Jun 10
Apparently being a jerk has its perks. Jerry Useem lays out the research in his Atlantic article, describing how semi-obnoxious behavior and overconfidence can make a person not only seem more powerful, but actually make them more powerful.

DC Comics Celebrates PRIDE!

By JC Alvarez | Jun 7
DC Comics celebrates LGBT PRIDE month with a spectacular look at the history of LGBT heroes (and villains) throughout its publishing history. Grab your cape and cowl and where it proudly!

Library Group A Leader in LGBT Books

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 6
Originally established in the early 1990s by the Publishing Triangle as National Lesbian and Gay Book Month, this year marks the first commemoration of the 30-day promotion under the ALA's auspices.

Sara Bareilles Gives a Sneak Peek of Upcoming Book

By EDGE | Jun 4
Five-time Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles shared today the jacket art for her upcoming book, "Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) In Song," a candid collection of essays to be published on October 6 by Simon & Schuster.

Gabourey Sidibe Memoir Coming in 2017

Jun 3
Gabourey Sidibe best known for the film "Precious" and hit TV series "Empire" is working on a memoir scheduled to come out in 2017. The book is untitled, publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Wednesday.

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