The publication of Alec Baldwin Doesnâ€™t Love Me in 1998 launched a fresh, vital voice in comedy. Publishers Weekly has called Michael Thomas Ford a "cranky, bemused, and extremely funny." Lambda Book Report has described Ford as "genially misanthropic," and Southern Voice has named him "our freshest, most fearless satirist." Fordâ€™s series of My Queer Life books (Alec Baldwin Doesnâ€™t Love Me, Thatâ€™s Mister Faggot to You, Itâ€™s Not Mean If Itâ€™s True, and The Little Book of Neuroses) have racked up four Lambda Literary Award nominations, with two back-to-back wins, and appeared on bestseller lists from New York to Dallas to Sacramento. Now the best of his writing has been collected along with five new, brilliantly funny essays to create the essential My Queer Life -compendium.Raves for Michael Thomas Fordâ€™s My Queer Life:"Ford is a delightfully inventive wit."â€”Publishers Weekly"He truly entertains by being meaningfully hilarious."â€”Booklist"One of the funniest books Iâ€™ve read this year."â€”Kelly Justice, Carrytown Booksâ€”Richmond, VA; Book Sense 76 Pick"A fresh voice, unafraid to tackle any subject and tickle, if not outright hit, below the belt."â€”Rain TaxiMichael Thomas Ford is the author of more than fifty books in a variety of genres, including biographies and young-adult fiction. His books in the My Queer Life series have been national bestsellers and earned him two Lambda Literary Awards. He lives in San Francisco.