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Punishing Disease

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Studies 2018

by Trevor Hoppe

From the very beginning of the epidemic, AIDS was linked to punishment. Calls to punish people living with HIV—mostly stigmatized minorities—began before doctors had even settled on a name for the disease....

The Song of the Shirt

This Muslim American Life

Arab American Book Award for Non-Fiction 2016

by Moustafa Bayoumi

Read Moustafa's Op-ed on Trump's Executive Order Against Muslims in The Guardian

Winner of the 2016 Evelyn Shakir Non-Fiction Arab American Book Award

Over the last few years, Moustafa Bayoumi has been an extra...

"No One Helped"

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Non-Fiction 2016

by Marcia M. Gallo

In "No One Helped" Marcia M. Gallo examines one of America’s most infamous true-crime stories: the 1964 rape and murder of Catherine "Kitty" Genovese in a middle-class neighborhood of Queens, New York. Front-page...


National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 1994

by Mark Rudman

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry (1995)

Mark Rudman – poet, essayist, translator, and teacher – has consistently pursued questions of human relationship and identity, and in Rider...