Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival

^ Read * Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival by Andrew Sullivan ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB. Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival Notes from the life of a survivor according to FrKurt Messick. Andrew Sullivan made a reputation for himself by being elevated at a very young age as a senior editor of The New Republic, a position he filled from 1991-1996. He continues his journalistic career by writing for The Times (London) and New York Times Magazine, as well as. The Epidemic Revisited In his book Love Undetectable gay political columnist Andrew Sullivan shares the pain he felt upon the death from AIDS of a close f

Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival

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Rating : 4.78 (652 Votes)
Asin : 0679773150
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 272 Pages
Publish Date : 2018-01-06
Language : English

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He can fascinate us with the range and depth of his mind."--San Francisco ChronicleA New York Times Notable Book of the Year  "One of the great pleasures of this book lies in watching Sullivan's mind at work his essays are filled with a passion and heat that most cultural criticism lacks." --Katie Roiphe, The Washington PostWhen former New Republic editor Andrew Sullivan publicly revealed his HIV positive status in 1996, he intended "to be among the first generation that survives this disease." In this new book, a powerful meditation on the spiritual effect AIDS has on friendship, love, sexuality, and American culture, we follow Sullivan on his path to survival.   A practicing Catholic, Sullivan reflects on his faith in God, and expresses his bittersweet joy upon learning about new AIDS treatments that he believes led to the virus's recent transformation from a plague into a chronic illness. Sullivan offers a moving defense of the open gay male urban sexual culture and his participation in it."  --The Boston Globe. Sullivan's last essay extols the virtues of friendship, elevating platonic love over the romantic, as he memorializes his best friend, who died of AIDS.  Intensely personal and passionately political, Sullivan's es

Always provocative--the chapters on the plague will still rankle those who see AIDS as an ever-present and growing danger--Love Undetectable proves that Sullivan has a voice and a heart that can reach across the borders of experience and politics. In the following essay on the nature of friendship and love, Sullivan finds his voice and true topic--using "friendship" as a lens through which he can wed his autobiographical musings and speculative theories on how we, as mortal humans struggling against time and the body, can make sense of the world. In November of 1996, Andrew Sullivan wrote an article in the New York Times Magazine

"Notes from the life of a survivor" according to FrKurt Messick. Andrew Sullivan made a reputation for himself by being elevated at a very young age as a senior editor of 'The New Republic', a position he filled from 1991-1996. He continues his journalistic career by writing for 'The Times' (London) and 'New York Times Magazine', as well as. The Epidemic Revisited In his book "Love Undetectable" gay political columnist Andrew Sullivan shares the pain he felt upon the death from AIDS of a close friend. The friendship was cemented when the two told each other that they were HIV positive. Sullivan weaves this story and confessions of his t. "Sullivan at His Best" according to A Customer. The most striking aspect of Andrew Sullivan's latest book, "Love Undetectable," is its personal subtext. It's markedly different from his landmark book, "Virtually Normal," in that Sullivan shares with us his own life.In the first essay, "When Plagues End," he discusses his ow