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Sisters & Brothers: Lesbian and Gay Books for the Nineties: Biography
Booklists for Adults

Acocella, Joan Ross. MARK MORRIS. The dancer and choreograper who has been called "part diva, part truck driver." GV1785.M635 A27 1993

Alexander, Paul. BOULEVARD OF BROKEN DREAMS: THE LIFE, TIMES, AND LEGEND OF JAMES DEAN. A revisionist looks at one of America's screen idols. PN2287.D33 A84 1994

Arenas, Reinaldo. BEFORE NIGHT FALLS. A candid account of gay and literary dissident life in Castro's Cuba. PQ7390.A72

Burton, Humphrey. LEONARD BERNSTEIN. Inspiring teacher, composer, conductor, and pianist. ML410.B566 B9 1994

Buttino, Frank. A SPECIAL AGENT: GAY AND INSIDE THE FBI. An honored G-man comes out and fights for reinstatement after being fired. HV7911.B87 A3 1993

Chernin, Kim. CROSSING THE BORDER. The passionate relationships experienced twenty years ago on a kibbutz. PS3553.H3558 Z47 1994.

Fritscher, Jack. MAPPLETHORPE: ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY CAMERA: A POP CULTURE MEMOIR, AN OUTLAW REMINISCENCE. The lensman who made beautiful, disturbing images of aspects of gay life. TR140.M347 F75 1994

Gaines, Steven S. OBSESSION: THE LIVES AND TIMES OF CALVIN KLEIN. A tell-all account of the fashion designer. TT505.K54 G35 1994x

Heyward, Carter. WHEN BOUNDARIES BETRAY US: BEYOND ILLUSIONS OF WHAT IS ETHICAL IN THERAPY AND LIFE. A well-known feminist theologian struggles to establish a relationship with her female psychotherapist. RC480.8.H48 1993

Hooven, F. Valentine. TOM OF FINLAND: HIS LIFE AND TIMES. The man behind the infamous drawings of hyper-masculine men. NC312.F53 T6634 1993

Kirstein, Lincoln. MOSAIC: MEMOIRS. The search for a vocation -- from Brahmin Boston to Marrakech to the Paris dance scene. PS3521.I74 Z47 1994

Leeming, David Adams. JAMES BALDWIN: A BIOGRAPHY. Entertaining life of the great African-American novelist. PS3552.A45 Z77 1994

Louganis, Greg. BREAKING THE SURFACE. The personal side to being gay and an Olympic champion. GV838.L68 A3 1994


Mayne, Judith. DIRECTED BY DOROTHY ARZNER. The only female film director who flourished in the Hollywood of the 1930s and 1940s. PN1998.3.A763 M39 1994

Merrill, James Ingram. A DIFFERENT PERSON: A MEMOIR. A poet laureate writes with humor and intimacy about his life. PS3525.E6645 Z464 1993

Schmidgall, Gary. THE STRANGER WILDE: INTERPRETING OSCAR. A gay appraisal of the light-hearted geius who self-destructed. PR5823.S35 1994

Schulze, Franz. PHILIP JOHNSON: LIFE AND WORK. The architect of such notable buildings as the "Glass House" and the Boston Public Library. NA737.J6 S38 1994

Starr, Victoria. K. D. LANG: ALL YOU GET IS ME. The first biography of this gifted pop star. ML420.L238 S7 1994

Sweetman, David. MARY RENAULT, A BIOGRAPHY. The best selling author of books about love between men, especially in ancient Greece. PR6035.E55 Z87 1993

White, Edmund. GENET: A BIOGRAPHY. The French author known for his violent, complex plays. PQ2613.E53 Z9 1993

Selected and annotated by Moonyean Carlton and Steve Dunhouse, Adult Services, General Library, Boston Public Library, 1995.