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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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Interview – Polari Magazine

The Days of Anna Madrigal, the ninth Tales of the City novel, brings a remarkable series to a close. Christopher Bryant talks to Armistead Maupin about his fans, his Republican beginnings and his plans for life after Tales. Read the … Continue reading

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Armistead Maupin: Writing the City

Duration: 55 minutes First broadcast: Tuesday 11 February 2014 Matthew Bannister meets novelist Armistead Maupin, the writer best known for his Tales of the City series of novels set in San Francisco. Sami Shah is a stand-up comedian from Pakistan … Continue reading

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Redesigned Book Covers

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014 From the Harperperennial tumblr page I’m going to Armistead’s event at powerHouse Arena tonight for The Days of Anna Madrigal but I just wanted to share this before I go. We love the look of Anna … Continue reading

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