Love Undetectable has ratings and 10 reviews. Simone said: I Andrew Sullivan, an erudite gay man who became HIV positive, knows of what he writes. “Sullivan offers [a] profound, often beautiful appreciation of friendship [He can ] fascinate us with the range and depth of his mind.”–San. Mr. Sullivan discussed his new book, [Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival], Andrew Sullivan Editor (Former) The New Republic.

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Ignoring that, Sullivan goes through universally acknowledged feelings that are deeply relatable; effective as they are affective. Oh, Andrew Sullivan, you special Catholic gay person, you.

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Simply put, this book is important as it proffers lessons in empathy, a value that our society is very much impoverished of. Apr 11, Jean rated it it was ok Shelves: Scholarly, impassioned, wide-ranging, and embattled, Love Undetectable is a book that is ultimately not about homosexuality or plague, but about humanity and mortality. Auden to define friendship for a contemporary, post-plague world. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There was a problem adding your email address. I feel that, in years to come, this might be the insta-skip section of this book–don’t look for the essay in “The Olve Andrew Sullivan,” coming !


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Intensely personal and passionately political, Sullivan’s essays are not just about his own experiences but also a powerful testament to human resilience, faith, hope, and love. Apr 13, Mohammed rated it really liked it.

Love Undetectable

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. A powerful trio of essays on the subjects of love, sex, solidarity, and friendship, and an insightful look into the battle of HIV and AIDS in the United States as well as the uprising of gays and their communities.

There are some very interesting points in this book, and some that, even though I know that they are coming, I still find disappointing. His essay on friendship is maybe even better, Oh, Andrew Sullivan, you special Catholic gay person, you. He is the former editor of The New Republic.

Since the Freud essay is the entire middle of the book, this casts problems over the volume as a whole. Paperbackpages. A logical thread leads unobtrusively away from the theme of promiscuity discussed by Sullivan in his first essay, to the stable homosexual-personality construct of the second, to the sex-free discipline of responsible gay friendship rounding out the third.


Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival

Always loved this book. This might date me to this particular moment, but I don’t know that homosexuality is as not-normal as Sullivan describes it.

Tom rated it liked andrea Jan 29, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jen rated it really liked it Jun 09, As someone who lost my best friend a few years ago, this resonated with me on many levels. Auden to define friendship for a contemporary, post-plague world. Sullivan offers a moving defense of the open gay male urban sexual culture and his participation in it. Ross Aronowitz rated it really liked it Dec 28, The essays examine, first, the psychological impact of unexpected prospects for indetectable life that, thanks to LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices.

He’s very invested in a umdetectable application of the kind of homosexuality that he knew: Isaac Perez rated it really liked it May 09, Is homosexuality genetic or environmental? Feb 17, Mark is currently reading it.