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David Treuer: Prudence

David Treuer: Prudence

USA 2016, 253 pp., brochure, € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
In August 1942, Frankie Washburn returns to his family's rustic Minnesota resort for one last visit before he joins the war as a bombardier, heading for Europe. Awaiting him are his hovering mother, his distant father, the Indian caretaker who's been more of a father to him than his own, and Billy, the childhood friend who over the years has ... Weiterlesen

C. S. Pacat: Kings Rising

C. S. Pacat: Kings Rising

Book Three of the Captive Prince Trilogy. USA 2016, 352 pp., brochure, € 24.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA - Captive Prince 3
Damianos of Akielos has returned. His identity now revealed, Damen must face his master Prince Laurent as Damianos of Akielos, the man Laurent has sworn to kill. On the brink of a momentous battle, the future of both their countries hangs in the balance. In the south, Kastor's forces are massing. In the north, the Regent's armies are mobilizing for ... Weiterlesen

Michelle Tea: How to Grow up

Michelle Tea: How to Grow up

A Memoir. USA 2015, 287 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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Penguin USA
As an aspiring young writer in San Francisco, Michelle Tea lived in a scuzzy communal house. She drank, smoked, snorted anything she got her hands on. She dated men and women, and sometimes both at once. But between hangovers and dead-end jobs, she scrawled in notebooks and organized dive bar poetry readings, working to make her literary dreams real. In ... Weiterlesen

Dan Savage: American Savage

Dan Savage: American Savage

Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics. USA 2014, 297 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Now available as a paperback. Author, activist, and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as parenthood, monogamy, gun control, and marriage equality with his characteristic straight talk and humor. He has never been shy about expressing his opinions on controversial topics - political or otherwise. Thanks to his syndicated sex-advice column, »Savage Love«, he has gained a ... Weiterlesen

C. S. Pacat: Prince's Gambit

C. S. Pacat: Prince's Gambit

Book Two of the Captive Prince Trilogy. USA 2013, 404 pp., brochure, € 24.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA - Captive Prince 2
The second novel in the Captive Prince trilogy from C. S. Pacat - with an all-new chapter exclusive to the print edition. With their countries on the brink of war, Damen and his new master, Prince Laurent, must exchange the intrigues of the palace for the sweeping might of the battlefield as they travel to the border to avert a ... Weiterlesen

Richard Rodriguez: Darling

Richard Rodriguez: Darling

A Spiritual Autobiography. USA 2014, 235 pp., brochure, € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Richard Rodriguez now considers religious violence worldwide, growing public atheism in the West, and his own mortality. Rodriguez's stylish new memoir - the first book in a decade from the Pulitzer Prize finalist - moves from Jerusalem to Silicon Valley, from Moses to Liberace, from Lance Armstrong to Mother Teresa. Rodriguez is a homosexual who writes with love of the ... Weiterlesen

John Schwartz: Oddly Normal

John Schwartz: Oddly Normal

One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms With His Sexuality. USA 2013, 300 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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Penguin USA
Three years ago, John Schwartz, a national correspondent for »The New York Times«, got a call that every parent hopes never to receive: his 13-year-old son, Joe, was in the hospital following a suicide attempt. Mustering the courage to come out to his classmates, Joe had delivered a tirade about homophobic and sexist attitudes that was greeted with unease and ... Weiterlesen

Molly Haskell: My Brother My Sister

Molly Haskell: My Brother My Sister

Story of a Transformation. USA 2013, 213 pp., hardbound, € 25.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Penguin USA
On a visit to New York, the brother of well-known film critic Molly Haskell drops a bombshell: Nearing age sixty and married, he has decided to come out as a transsexual and to undergo gender reassignment. Despite Haskell's liberal views on the changing roles of men and women - in film and in society - she is dumb-founded. »Why now?« ... Weiterlesen

Zach Wahls with Bruce Littlefield: My Two Moms

Zach Wahls with Bruce Littlefield: My Two Moms

Lessons of Love, Strength, and What Makes a Family. USA 2013, 236 pp. with b/w photographs, brochure, € 16.99
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Penguin USA
On January 31, 2011, Zach Wahls addressed the Iowa House Judiciary Committee in a public hearing regarding a proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Iowa. The then 19-year-old son of a lesbian couple proudly proclaimed: »The sexual orientation of my parents has had zero effect on the content of my character.« Hours later, his speech was posted on ... Weiterlesen

Merle Miller: On Being Different

Merle Miller: On Being Different

What It Means to Be a Homosexual. USA 2012, 74 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Originally published in 1971, »On Being Different« is a pioneering and provocative book about being gay in America. Just two years after the Stonewall riots, Miller wrote an essay for The New York Times Magazine, entitled »What It Means to Be a Homosexual«, in response to a homophobic article in Harper's Magazine. Miller's writing, described as »the most widely read ... Weiterlesen

John Schwartz: Oddly Normal

John Schwartz: Oddly Normal

One Family's Struggle to Help Their Teenage Son Come to Terms with His Sexuality. USA 2012, 290 pp., hardbound, € 23.49
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Three years ago, John Schwartz, a national correspondent for »The New York Times«, got a call that every parent hopes never to receive: his 13-year-old son, Joe, was in the hospital following a suicide attempt. Mustering the courage to come out to his classmates, Joe had delivered a tirade about homophobic and sexist attitudes that was greeted with unease and ... Weiterlesen

Bill Morgan and David Stanford (eds.): Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

Bill Morgan and David Stanford (eds.): Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg: The Letters

USA 2012, 500 pp., brochure, € 22.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg are the most celebrated members of the literary movement called the Beat Generation, linked together not only by their shared sensibility but also by a deep and abiding friendship, one that colored their lives and greatly affected their writing. Extraordinary in its range, quality, and intimacy the correspondence between the two of them began shortly ... Weiterlesen

Ursula K. Le Guin: The Left Hand of Darkness

Ursula K. Le Guin: The Left Hand of Darkness

USA 2010, 330 pp., Pb, € 14.95
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Penguin USA
On the planet Winter, there is no gender. The Gethenians can become male or female during each mating cycle, and this is something that humans find incomprehensible. The Ekumen of Known Worlds has sent an ethnologist to study the Gethenians on their forbidding, ice-bound world. At first he finds his subjects difficult and off-putting, with their elaborate social systems and ... Weiterlesen

Judy Shepard: The Meaning of Matthew

Judy Shepard: The Meaning of Matthew

My Son's Murder in Laramie, and a World Transformed. USA 2010, 273 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Penguin USA
He may have become an ordinary gay guy coming from a decent background and living a normal gay midtown life. Nobody - but friends or family - would know him today. His family could have been the typical Midwest family. But things turned out differently. One unfortunate night from October 6 to October 7, 1998, 21-year-old student Matthew Shepard met ... Weiterlesen

Edmund White: Marcel Proust

Edmund White: Marcel Proust

A Life. USA 2009, 165 pp., brochure, € 15.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
If there is anyone worthy of producing an intimate biography of the enigmatic genius behind »Remembrance of Things Past«, it is Edmund White, himself a gay writer for whom Marcel Proust has long been an obsession. White introduces us not only to the recluse endlessly rewriting his one massive work through the night, but also the darling of Parisian salons, ... Weiterlesen

Tennessee Williams: Memoirs

Tennessee Williams: Memoirs

USA 2007, 274 pp. with numerous b/w photographs, brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
Long self-identified as a gay man, America's greatest playwright Williams' candour in his book about his love life, sexual encounters, and drug use was found shocking in and of itself. Here, more than thirty years later, Williams' look back at his life is not quite so scandalous as it once seemed. Director John Waters provided an introduction to the book ... Weiterlesen

James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time

James Baldwin: The Fire Next Time

USA 2007, 89 pp., pb, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
»The Fire Next Time« galvanized the US nation and gave passionate voice to the emerging civil rights movement. At once a powerful evocation of James Baldwin's early life in Harlem and a disturbing examination of the consequences of racial injustice, the book is an intensely personal and provocative document. It consists of two »letters,« written on the occasion of the ... Weiterlesen

Reinaldo Arenas: Farewell to the Sea

Reinaldo Arenas: Farewell to the Sea

USA 1987, 414 pp., pb., € 19.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
Penguin USA
In this brilliant, apocalyptic vision of Castro's Cuba, we meet a young couple who leave the dreariness of Havana and spend six days at a small seaside retreat, where they hope to recapture the desire and carefree spirit that once united them. In a stunning juxtaposition of narrative voices, the wife recounts the grim reality of her marriage, the demands ... Weiterlesen

  
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