NewNowNext: How Gertrude Stein And Truman Capote Became “So Famous And So Gay”

By Michael Valinsky

Solomon_So cover“We spend so much time thinking about broad queerness [that we] lose sight of an old school gay and lesbian identity,” author Jeff Solomon tells NewNowNext. Solomon’s latest work, So Famous and So Gay, explores how legendary writers Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein managed to gain exceptional success during a time of war, economic depression, and rampant homophobia.

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