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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He is a speaker at universities, colleges, and civic organizations in the United States, and a guest on national news and political commentary television shows in the United States and Europe. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

With its paradoxical sense of beauty amid pain, Love Undetectable has something of the quality of a war memoir. The last essay on the topic of friendship was an incredibly powerful one and a recommended read by itself.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tom rated it liked sillivan Jan 29, As someone who lost my best friend a few years ago, this resonated with me on many levels. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Marcelo rated it it was amazing Feb 09, There are some very interesting points in this book, and some that, even though I know that they are andrsw, I still find disappointing.

Love Undetectable

Sullivan’s collection of part-memoirs and part-essays on homosexuality, surviving the AIDs epidemic, and friendship is well-written and thought provoking. Pro and Con, and Love Undetectable: His essay on friendship is maybe even better, undeteftable parts–I find myself thinking of it from time to time, months after reading the book.


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He attended Magdalen College, Oxford, where he took a first in modern history and modern languages. Sullivan attempts to revive a view of friendship that is seemingly lost in our sex or romance obsessed world.

He is the former editor of The New Republic. A practicing Catholic, Sullivan reflects on his faith in God, and expresses his bittersweet joy upon learning about undrtectable AIDS treatments that he believes led to the virus’s recent transformation from a plague into a chronic illness.

There was a problem adding your email address. He revisits Freud to seek the origins of homosexuality and reviews the works of Aristotle, St.

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Especially the Essay ‘If love were all’- Its worth it to re-read. Return to Book Page. Finally, the Freud business.

About Love Undetectable “Sullivan offers [a] profound, often beautiful appreciation of friendship. Paperbackpages. It is a shame that this is not a well-known title; I stumbled upon the book serendipitously whilst trawling the Internet for free pdfs openlibrary.

Can faith endure the randomness of death? Refresh and try again. See all books by Andrew Sullivan. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Sep 07, Jeff rated it liked it.

It’s a thorough exploration of the concept of friendship through the pain and Sullivan’s collection of part-memoirs and part-essays on homosexuality, surviving the AIDs epidemic, and friendship is well-written and thought provoking.


I really enjoyed the two other essays in the book as well.

To ask other readers questions about Love Undetectableplease sign up. Sullivan wrote his blog for a year at Time Magazine, shifting undettectable 1 February to The Atlantic, where it received approximately 40 sulljvan page views in the first year. I think this dates the book, even though it’s not more than a decade old: Can the practice of friendship ever compensate for a life without love? Quotes from Love Undetectable He’s very invested in a wider application of the kind of homosexuality that he knew: Born and raised in England, he has lived in the United States since and currently resides in Washington, D.

Reflections on Friendship, Sex and Survival. Oct 26, Pages Buy. In a work destined to be as controversial lkve his first book, Sullivan takes on anderw authorities and gay sndrew 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. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

The essays examine, first, the psychological impact of unexpected prospects for longer life that, thanks to Apr 17, Michael Meeuwis rated it liked it. Dwight Welch rated it really liked it Jun 09, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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