Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys

True Tales of Friendship Between Straight Women and Gay Men

By Melissa de La Cruz (Editor); Tom Dolby (Editor); Armistead Maupin (Foreword by)

Plume Books, Paperback, 9780452289611, 299pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2008

A literary celebration of one of the most important relationships in a straight girl's life her gay best friend
This collection of original essays goes beyond the banter to get to the essence of an intimate relationship like no other. With a foreword by"Tales of the City"author Armistead Maupin, "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys"brings together pieces by National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon ("The Noonday Demon"), novelist Gigi Levangie Grazer ("The Starter Wife"), Barneys New York creative director Simon Doonan ("Nasty"), and many others from all walks of life. In addition to stories of gays and gals bonding over brunch, these essays chronicle love and lust, infatuation and heartbreak, growing up and coming out, and family and children. With genuine warmth, this definitive anthology proves that more durable than diamonds, straight women and gay men are each other's true best friends.

About the Author
Melissa de la Cruz grew up in Manila and San Francisco. She is the author of the novels Cat's Meow (Scribner, 2001) and The Au Pairs (Simon & Schuster, 2004). She coauthored the nonfiction books How to Become Famous in Two Weeks or Less (Ballantine, 2003) and The Fashionista Files: Adventures in Four-Inch Heels and Faux Pas (Ballantine, 2004). Her work has been translated into many languages. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.

Tom Dolby is the author of the novels Secret Society, The Sixth Form, and The Trouble Boy. He was born in London, raised in San Francisco, and now divides his time between Manhattan's West Village and Wainscott, New York. He is a graduate of Yale University, where he received his BA in the history of art.

Armistead Maupin is the author of the nine-volume Tales of the City series, which includes Tales of the City, More Tales of the City, Further Tales of the City, Babycakes, Significant Others, Sure of You, Michael Tolliver Lives, Mary Ann in Autumn, and now The Days of Anna Madrigal. Maupin's other novels include Maybe the Moon and The Night Listener. Maupin was the 2012 recipient of the Lambda Literary Foundation's Pioneer Award. He lives in San Francisco with his husband, the photographer Christopher Turner.