March 18, 2015

Barney Frank spoke about his book, Frank, at Politics & Prose on Wednesday, March 18, 2015.

Barney Frank, now an MSNBC commentator, represented the fourth district of Massachusetts for nearly five decades and chaired the House Financial Services Committee. In his spirited and direct memoir, Frank, he details the realities behind such landmark legislation as the Dodd-Frank Act, recounts the challenges of his career-long advocacy for personal freedom and economic fairness, and chronicles how the personal turned political when he became the first openly gay member of Congress.

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ISBN: 9781250083265
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Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

March 30, 2014

Iris Krasnow spoke about her book, Sex After . . .: Women Share How Intimacy Changes as Life Changes , at Politics & Prose on Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Krasnow's new book features interviews with women ages 20 through 90 on how they handle various transformative life experiences and the effect these events have had on their intimate relationships. The result is a collection of frank, insightful, and often inspiring stories of how women have made the necessary adjustments in their erotic lives after illness, loss of a long-term partner, or simply aging.

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ISBN: 9781592409181
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Published: Avery - January 27th, 2015

January 28, 2014

Sean Strub spoke about his book, Body Counts: A Memoir of Politics, AIDS, Sex and Survival, at Politics & Prose on Tuesday, January 28, 2014.

Strub started his political career running the Senate elevator in 1976; by the 1990s he was involved in ACT UP and had demonstrated at St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the home of Jessie Helms. Strub, seriously ill himself, never stopped fighting on behalf of AIDS patients, and continues his advocacy with POZ magazine, extensive speaking engagements, and, now, this powerful memoir.

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ISBN: 9781451661958
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Scribner - January 14th, 2014