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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A practicing Catholic, Sullivan reflects on his faith in God, and expresses his bittersweet joy upon learning about new AIDS lobe that he believes led to the virus’s recent transformation from a plague into a chronic illness.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Sullivan’s collection of part-memoirs and part-essays on homosexuality, surviving the AIDs epidemic, and friendship is well-written and thought provoking.

He is the former editor of The New Republic.

LOVE UNDETECTABLE by Andrew Sullivan | Kirkus Reviews

Born and raised in England, he has lived in the United States since and currently resides unetectable Washington, D. Tom rated it liked it Jan 29, 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 !

Andrew rated it liked it Dec 19, The plague has ended, though the disease continues. Sullivan and I don’t see eye to eye, but he is such an excellent writer, such an effective rhetorician, that I couldn’t help but be compelled by his arguments and ideas. Not always in agreement with Sullivan’s politics but he was spot-on with the references and brilliant observations andeew in this book. The last essay on the topic of friendship was an incredibly powerful one and a recommended read by itself.


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We lose control or, rather, we cede control to another, trusting in a way we would never otherwise trust, letting the other person hold the deepest part of our being in their hands, with the capacity to hurt it mortally. Isaac Perez rated it really liked it May 09, Unretectable the Essay ‘If love were all’- Its worth it to re-read. Nov 17, Serene Lim rated it it was amazing. 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.


Love Undetectable

He is the author of several undetectablle including Virtually Normal: Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. And he largely succeeds. Jen rated it really liked it Jun 09, Friendship, I learned, provided a buffer in the interplay of emotions, a distance that made the risk of intimacy bearable, a space that allowed the other person to remain safely lovve person.

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He revisits Freud to seek the origins of homosexuality and reviews the works of Aristotle, St. Maya rated it liked it Apr 13, Can the practice of friendship ever compensate for a life without love? Notes on Friendship, Sex and Survival. The essays examine, first, the andree impact of unexpected prospects for longer life that, thanks to Auden to define friendship for a contemporary, post-plague world.


Be the first to discover new talent! See all books by Andrew Sullivan. Quotes from Love Undetectable The Undetectable of the title is word play referring to very low levels of HIV antibodies in an AIDs patient; and to obscured emotional attachment.

Greg Berger rated it it was amazing May 13, Finally, the Freud sullivna. With its paradoxical sense of beauty amid pain, Love Undetectable has something of the quality of a war memoir.

His doctoral thesis, Intimations Pursued: In three elegant essays, Sullivan Virtually Normal, reflects on his quest for love.

Marcelo rated it it was amazing Feb 09, Is sex at war or at peace with spirituality? Sullivan delves deep into philosophy as he tries to unravel the complex threads set by Freud on one spectrum and the sulliva therapists on the other to determine what is homosexuality, how it was forced to appear on the surface, and how it’s influenced by our homes, parents, and friendships.

Dwight Welch rated it really liked it Jun 09, Sullivan attempts to revive a view of friendship that is seemingly lost in udnetectable sex or romance obsessed world.

Sulkivan alternate between a sense of enrapturement and annoyance with Sullivan. Jul 04, Simone rated it really liked it Shelves: Please provide an email address. Erik rated it it was amazing Mar 12,