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By Nightfall

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Episode Summary
Set among the mid-forties denizens of Manhattan's SoHo-the new novel by the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of The Hours takes a deep look at the meaning of beauty and the place of love in our lives.

Participant(s) Bio
Michael Cunningham is the author of the novels A Home at the End of the World, Flesh and Blood, The Hours (winner of the Pen/Faulkner Award & Pulitzer Prize), and Specimen Days.

Tony Valenzuela is a longtime community activist and writer whose work has focused on LGBT civil rights, sexual liberation and gay men's health. He wrote, produced and performed his acclaimed one-man show, "The (Bad) Boy Next Door." He is a graduate of the MFA in Creative Writing program of the California Institute of the Arts. Currently he is Executive Director of the Lambda Literary Foundation.