Category Archives: Tales of the City

One City, One Book

Announcing One City One Book: San Francisco Reads 2014!             http://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=2000721701

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World Book Night 2014

This evening I, along with 25,000 other volunteers throughout the US, distrubuted 500,00 books to people who identify as infrequent readers.  World Book Night is also celebrated around the world.  The aim of World Book Night to share the love of reading … Continue reading

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‘Tales of the City’, from a column to a canon

Author Armistead Maupin’s frank vision of San Francisco has won millions of fans Arminta Wallace March 10, 2014 It began as a column in a local newspaper and ended up with more than six million readers. In his Tales of … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin Remembers “Tales Of The City” and Ponders The Future

by Jim Halterman | March 21, 2014 Mention Tales Of The City to pretty much any gay man of a certain age and a smile will creep across his face. He might also offer how the books helped him to … Continue reading

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38th Anniversary of the “Tales of the City” Walking Tour

Larry Rhodes, of www.toursofthetales.com is conducting a “Tales of the City” guided tour in May.  I highly recommend signing up if you are in the Bay Area.  Larry has a wealth of knowledge and interesting tidbits to share, and it’s … Continue reading

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Amazon Gold Box “Tales of the City”

These ebooks right here? They’re our selections for today’s Amazon Gold Box deal. There are plenty of other titles in there from other publishers, a round-up of books that inspired our passion for reading, so you’ll want to check all … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin: You have to be a feminist to write good female characters

Sunday 23 February 2014 Damian Barr’s Literary Salon took place for the first time at the London St Pancras Renaissance hotel last Tuesday, which was handy for some of the guests..   Patrick Gale appeared, reading from a novel-in-progress that … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin: telling tales

As Tales Of The City author, Armistead Maupin, concludes his groundbreaking series with The Days of Anna Madrigal, Alex Hopkins meets him to talk transgender, Aids and emotional book signings. Armistead Maupin is used to people crying when they meet … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin: ‘I need a scary new venture’

DAVID USBORNE Sunday 16 February 2014 It should hardly shock Armistead Maupin if we ask him if he mourns the characters he first created for a newspaper column 40 years ago, and who came to populate his long-running series of … Continue reading

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Chris Gonzalez Library and Archive: Vintage Ad – Armistead Maupin

Last Saturday, I visited the Chris Gonzalez GLBT Library and Archives downtown Indianapolis.  The library located at 429 East Vermont and open Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6:00 pm.  Mike Bohr founded the public library in 1983 with his personal … Continue reading

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