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Armistead Maupin opens next chapter in Tales of the City series

Mary Ann in Autumn, the eighth instalment in Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City series, was released earlier this month and he told The Hour why his story has kept going for thirty years. 26 November 2010 16:50 GMT The … Continue reading

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Tale Wagging

The Advocate December 2010 Armistead Maupin revisits his Tales of the City characters — older, wiser, yet still endearingly neurotic as ever — in Mary Ann in Autumn.By Jeremy Kinser “I was in a gothic mood,” Armistead Maupin says with … Continue reading

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Mary Ann is back where she belongs

FICTION | Returning character to San Francisco brings return to form for Maupin in ‘Tales of the City’ novel November 14, 2010BY MISHA DAVENPORT mdavenport@suntimes.com As a longtime fan of the “Tales of the City” books, Armistead Maupin’s San Francisco … Continue reading

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Author Armistead Maupin: Jake Shears has done a great job on my musical

 Andrew Williams 16th November, 2010 Author Armistead Maupin, 66, is best known for his Tales Of The City novels which started as a column in the San Francisco Chronicle in 1976. He returned to the series after an 18-year break in … Continue reading

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Bee Book Club: Armistead Maupin brings latest ‘Tales of the City’ to Sacramento

By Allen Pierleoniapierleoni@sacbee.comPublished: Monday, Nov. 15 SAN FRANCISCO – The ancient wooden gate is so impenetrable and intimidating that it could be guarding a fortress. It’s at sidewalk level on a hilltop cul-de-sac in Parnassus Heights, and bears a two-digit … Continue reading

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Back to the City

Armistead MaupinBy JOSEPH SALVATOREPublished: November 12, 2010 In 1974, Armistead Maupin, then a young journalist, covered a story on a Safeway supermarket in San Francisco that had become a popular pickup spot. Local customers, gay and straight, were not, as … Continue reading

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“Mary Ann in Autumn”

Karl Arbuthnot                11/11/2010 Of all of the icons of contemporary gay culture, few figures remain as poised and revered as celebrated author Armistead Maupin, and fewer still retain the timeless affection that is bestowed upon Tales of … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin’s quirky yet engaging characters still speak to him

His book ‘Mary Ann in Autumn’ is the first full-fledged ‘Tales of the City’ novel since 1989. By David L. Ulin Los Angeles Times Book CriticNovember 9, 2010 Reporting from San Francisco — The house that “Tales of the City” … Continue reading

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Age cannot weary Armistead Maupin and his Tales Of The City

Mark Smith8 Nov 2010 The San Francisco saga continues with Mary Ann In Autumn. A funny thing happened to Armistead Maupin the other night. He was sitting in a theatre in San Francisco watching the musical version of his Tales … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin on his continuing Tales of the City series and returning to the Homotopia Festival

Nov 5 2010 by Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo WHEN he was 14, Armistead Maupin went looking for Scarlett O’Hara’s house Tara in Atlanta. “I knew it was a fictional creation but I wanted to know where it MIGHT have been,” … Continue reading

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