One of the 100 Best Gay and Lesbian Books of All Time bookauthority.org

Men I've
Never Been

“A powerful, beautiful sock in the stomach of a memoir. It’s filled with living, breathing, three-dimensional people, settings that are so vivid they have a cinematic quality, refrains and reprises that give the whole story a musical coherence. The ending will leave readers in a state of—I don’t know what—grief? joy? wonder? hope? All of those and more. I can imagine this book changing lives.”Domenica Ruta, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir With or Without You and the novel Last Day

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Men I've <br>Never Been
Shortlisted for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award for Nonfiction
One of the 100 Best Gay and Lesbian Books of All Time bookauthority.org

Men I've
Never Been

“A powerful, beautiful sock in the stomach of a memoir. It’s filled with living, breathing, three-dimensional people, settings that are so vivid they have a cinematic quality, refrains and reprises that give the whole story a musical coherence. The ending will leave readers in a state of—I don’t know what—grief? joy? wonder? hope? All of those and more. I can imagine this book changing lives.”Domenica Ruta, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir With or Without You and the novel Last Day

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About the Author

Michael Sadowski is a writer whose work ranges from memoir to fiction to research on youth development and education. His memoir, Men I’ve Never Been, was named one of the Best 100 Gay and Lesbian Books of All Time by bookauthority.org and was shortlisted for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award for Nonfiction. His 2016 book Safe Is Not Enough was featured by NPR and was cited by GLSEN founder Kevin Jennings as “the most important book written on LGBTQ issues in education in my lifetime.”

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Events

Virtual Event – Gotham Writers
@ Gotham Writers' Workshop 555 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1402 New York, NY
August 19, 2021 | 7:00 pm
Q&A event with students in memoir writing workshop (by invitation only).
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Virtual Event – In Conversation with Domenica Ruta
@ Oblong Books & Music Rhinebeck & Millerton, NY
April 29, 2021 | 7:00 pm
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Virtual Event – In Conversation with Jim Obergefell
@ Bookends & Beginnings 1712 Sherman Avenue Evanston, Illinois
May 13, 2021 | 12:00 pm
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