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Michael Giltz is an award-winning freelance writer based in New York City. He is the founder and CEO of, a book lover's best friend. BookFilter is a website that allows readers to browse for books online the way they do in a physical bookstore. It offers comprehensive coverage on new releases not readily available anywhere else -- you can check out new releases in mystery and sci-fi and cookbooks and sports and every other category week by week, month by month or season by season. And every step of the way, BookFilter provides personal and passionate recommendations from the BookFilter staff. It's like a fall book preview or holiday gift guide -- but every week in every category. Michael Giltz covers all areas of entertainment including movies, music, books, theater, TV and DVDs. He also writes about politics, sports and religion, among other topics. Michael Giltz has written for Huffington Post, the New York Post, the New York Daily News, the Los Angeles Times and numerous other outlets. He cohosts Showbiz Sandbox, a weekly podcast on the entertainment industry from an insider's perspective. It's available for free on iTunes.

As an expert on pop culture, politics, and gay issues, Michael Giltz has appeared on MSNBC, nationally syndicated radio programs, Sirius satellite radio, NPR in Boston, and French, German and Basque television. You can visit his blog at for info on his most recent articles, reviews and events. Browse the portfolios to find selections of his work on specific areas, like movies and theater. Go to the archives in order to search through every article he’s written, arranged by outlet.

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