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Jack Parlett: Fire Island

Jack Parlett: Fire Island

Love, Loss and Liberation in an American Paradise. UK 2022, 272 pp., hardback, € 29.95
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Fire Island: a slim strip of land off the coast of New York, and a place of hedonism, reinvention, liberation. Arriving on the island after a break-up back home in England, scholar and poet Jack Parlett was beguiled by what he found. Here were the halcyon scenes of Frank O'Hara's poetry - the bars where Patricia Highsmith got drunk - ... Weiterlesen

Jeremy Atherton Lin: Gay Bar

Jeremy Atherton Lin: Gay Bar

UK 2022, 306 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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In the era of Grindr and same-sex marriage, gay bars are closing down at an alarming rate. What, then, was the gay bar? Set between Los Angeles, San Francisco, and London, »Gay Bar« takes us on a time-traveling, transatlantic bar hop through pulsing nightclubs, after-work dives, hardcore leather bars, gay cafes, and saunas, asking what these places meant to their ... Weiterlesen

Jonathan Lee: The Great Mistake

Jonathan Lee: The Great Mistake

UK 2021, 291 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Andrew Haswell Green is dead, shot at the venerable age of 83, when he thought life could hold no more surprises. The killing - on Park Avenue, in broad daylight, on Friday the 13th - shook the city. Green was born to a poor farmer, yet without him there would be no Central Park, no Metropolitan Museum of Art, no ... Weiterlesen

Amy Bloom: White Houses

Amy Bloom: White Houses

UK 2018, 256 pp., brochure, € 16.99
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In 1933, President Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt took up residence in the White House. With them went the celebrated journalist Lorena Hickok - Hick to friends - a straight-talking reporter from South Dakota, whose passionate lesbian relationship with the idealistic, patrician First Lady would shape the rest of their lives. Told by the indomitable Hick, »White Houses« is the story ... Weiterlesen

Chinelo Okparanta: Under the Udala Tree

Chinelo Okparanta: Under the Udala Tree

UK 2016, 336 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Ijeoma comes of age as her nation does - born before independence, she is eleven when civil war breaks out in the young republic of Nigeria. Sent away to safety, she meets another displaced child and they, star-crossed, fall in love. They are from different ethnic communities. They are also both girls. When their lesbian love is discovered, Ijeoma learns ... Weiterlesen

Mark Gevisser: Lost and Found in Johannesburg

Mark Gevisser: Lost and Found in Johannesburg

A Memoir. UK 2014, 354 pp., illustrated, brochure, € 17.95
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This is a daring exploration of place and the boundaries upon which identities are mapped. As a child growing up in apartheid South Africa, Gevisser becomes obsessed with a street guide called Holmden's Register of Johannesburg, which literally erases entire black townships. Johannesburg, he realizes, is full of divisions between black and white, rich and poor, gay and straight. He ... Weiterlesen

Chris Adrian: The Great Night

Chris Adrian: The Great Night

UK 2012, 293 pp., brochure, € 11.80
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It's Midsummer's Eve and three heartbroken lovers are trapped in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park: the verdant home of Titania and Oberon's embattled court, the stage-set of a homeless theatre troupe and the lair of the malevolent, vengeful Puck. When Titania, collapsing under the weight of her own recent grief, sets Puck free, all hell - quite literally - breaks ... Weiterlesen

Max Schaefer: Children of the Sun

Max Schaefer: Children of the Sun

UK 2010, 391 pp., brochure, € 10.30
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In 1970s Britain, 14-year-old Tony becomes seduced by the skinhead movement, sucked into a world of brutal racist violence and bizarre ritual. It's a milieu in which he must hide his homosexuality, in which every encounter is potentially explosively risky. 2003: James is a young TV researcher, living with his boyfriend. At a loose end, he begins to research the ... Weiterlesen

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