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February 12, 2013

Books that illuminated gay life for Americans

Filed under: Lists — Tags: , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 7:59 am

The Boy Scout Handbook offers good advice about how to read

The Boy Scout Handbook offers good advice about how to read

By Ron Charles

The Boy Scouts of America announced today that it would delay any decision about its policy on gay members until May. That gives the leadership three months to catch up on some good books.

As you might expect, “The Boy Scouts Handbook” offers practical advice on many things, even how to read: “The book should be held on a level with the face and not too close. Sit erect. Reading when lying down or from the light of the fireplace is unwise.”

But “The Handbook” is less helpful on what to read. As they deliberate the knotty question of whether to welcome gay members, the Boy Scout executives might consider selecting — wisely and on the level — from these titles that have helped many Americans open their hearts and minds:

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