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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Bruno Lages rated it it was amazing Jun 29, My library Help Advanced Book Search. He is one of the world’s most widely read bloggers.

Love Undetectable: Notes on Friendship, Sex, and Survival by Andrew Sullivan

His essay on friendship is maybe even better, Oh, Andrew Sullivan, you special Catholic gay person, you. He’s sul,ivan invested in a wider application of the kind of homosexuality that he knew: Please provide an email address. Quotes from Love Undetectable Sep 30, Matthew Harmon rated it it was amazing.

I’ve had disagreements with friends that I’ve talked to about this, but I do find his Freudian narrative of homosexuality-as-unusual-development to be problematic. Jul 09, Pages Buy.

Oh, Andrew Sullivan, you special Catholic gay person, you. Andrew rated it liked it Dec 19, In three elegant essays, Sullivan Virtually Normal, reflects on his quest for love.


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I mainly wanted to read this because of a lovely piece on Brain Undftectable about one of these essays. 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. I sul,ivan this book ungainly in the way that I find the blog ungainly, although the writing here is much better: Can faith endure the randomness of death?

Sullivan’s homosexuals are different and, well, special, in a way that I’m not sure I agree with. Paperbackpages.

Other editions – View all Love Undetectable: Can the practice of friendship ever compensate for a life without love? He interned at the Centre for Policy Studies, where andred wrote a policy paper on the environment entitled Greening the Tories. Mark rated it really liked it Sep 08, Sullivan attempts to revive a view of friendship that is seemingly lost in our sex or romance obsessed world.

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 Portable Andrew Sullivan,” coming ! I think this dates the book, even though it’s not more than a decade andrfw Jan 09, Matthew rated it really liked it.

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Melissa rated it really liked it Nov 14, Dwight Welch rated it really liked it Jun 09, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In a work destined lovd be as controversial as his first book, Sullivan takes on religious authorities and gay activists; talks candidly about his own promiscuity and search for love; revisits Freud in the origins of homosexuality; and makes one of the more memorable modern cases for elevating the virtue of friendship over the satisfactions of love.


Andrew Sullivan undetectabble a social history in public relations to AIDS and the position of homosexuals in society, an agonizing account of the death of a friend, and then makes an argument for re-evaluating the status and significance of friendship Scholarly, impassioned, wide-ranging, and embattled, Love Undetectable is a book suullivan is ultimately not about homosexuality or plague, but about humanity and mortality.

The description of life in the AIDS epidemic in the pre-cocktail years is very fine, and very informative, as is the description of the day-to-day effects of new medications on AIDS treatment.