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Alan Hollinghurst: The Sparsholt Affair

Alan Hollinghurst: The Sparsholt Affair

UK 2018, 454 pp., pb., € 12.95
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In October 1940, the handsome young David Sparsholt arrives in Oxford. A keen athlete and oarsman, he at first seems unaware of the effect he has on others - particularly on the lonely and romantic Evert Dax, son of a celebrated novelist and destined to become a writer himself. While the Blitz rages in London, Oxford exists at a strange ... Weiterlesen

Samhita Mukhopadhyay / Kate Harding (eds.): Nasty Women

Samhita Mukhopadhyay / Kate Harding (eds.): Nasty Women

Feminism, Resistance, and Revolution in Trump´s America. USA 2017, 256 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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»Nasty Women« includes essays from a diverse group of leading feminist writers who comment on protest and solidarity and who seek to provide a broad look at how we got here and what we need to do to move forward. Featuring essays by Rebecca Solnit on Trump and his »misogyny army«, Cheryl Strayed on grappling with the aftermath of ... Weiterlesen

Garth Greenwell: What Belongs to You

Garth Greenwell: What Belongs to You

USA 2016, 204 pp., pb., € 12.95
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On an unseasonably warm autumn day, a gay American teacher walks down a staircase beneath Sofia's National Palace of Culture, looking for sex. Among the stalls of a public bathroom he encounters Mitko, a charismatic young hustler. He returns to Mitko again and again over the next few months, and their trysts grow increasingly intimate and unnerving as the enigma ... Weiterlesen

Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara: A Little Life

USA 2015, 720 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic ... Weiterlesen

Oliver Sacks: On the Move

Oliver Sacks: On the Move

UK 2015, 397 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, »On the Move« is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California, where he struggled with drug addiction and then in New York, where he discovered a long-forgotten illness in the back wards of a ... Weiterlesen

Emma Donoghue: Frog Music

Emma Donoghue: Frog Music

CAN/UK 2014, 403 pp., brochure, € 16.90
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Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to ... Weiterlesen

Peter Cameron: Coral Glynn

Peter Cameron: Coral Glynn

USA 2013, 210 pp., brochure, € 19.99
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Coral Glynn arrives at an isolated mansion deep in the English countryside early in the very wet spring of 1950 to nurse the elderly Edith Hart, who is dying of cancer. Hart House is also inhabited by Mrs Prence, the perpetually disgruntled housekeeper, and Major Clement Hart, Mrs Hart's war-ravaged son, who is struggling to endure his thwarted life. When ... Weiterlesen

Herta Müller: The Hunger Angel

Herta Müller: The Hunger Angel

English translation by Philip Boehm. USA 2013, 289 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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It was an icy morning in January 1945 when the patrol came for 17-year-old Leo Auberg to deport him to a camp in the Soviet Union. He is gay, and hemmed in, imprisoned already, by the laws and misplaced narrow morality of the town. He has already found the joys of sex in secluded wooded areas or empty bath house ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

Alan Hollinghurst: The Stranger's Child

UK 2012, 564 pp., pb, € 14.95
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In late summer of 1913 the aristocratic young poet Cecil Valance comes to stay at Two Acres, the home of his close Cambridge friend George Sawle. The weekend will be one of excitements and confusions for all the Sawles, but it is on George's 16-year-old sister Daphne that it will have the most lasting impact, when Cecil writes her a ... Weiterlesen

Michael Cunningham: By Nightfall

Michael Cunningham: By Nightfall

USA 2011, 228 pp., Pb, € 7.95
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Peter and Rebecca Harris: midforties denizens of Manhattan's Soho, nearing the apogee of committed careers in the arts - he a dealer, she an editor. With a spacious loft, a college-age daughter in Boston, and lively friends, they are admirable, enviable contemporary urbanites with every reason, it seems, to be happy. Then Rebecca's much younger look-alike brother, Ethan (known in ... Weiterlesen

Hazel Rowley: Franklin and Eleanor

Hazel Rowley: Franklin and Eleanor

USA 2011, 345 pp. illustr., brochure, € 13.20
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Franklin Delano and Eleanor Roosevelt's marriage is one of the most scrutinized partnerships in presidential history. It raised eyebrows in their lifetimes and has only become more controversial since their deaths. From FDR's lifelong romance with Lucy Mercer to Eleanor's purported lesbianism - and many scandals in between - the American public has never tired of speculating about the ties ... Weiterlesen

Emma Donoghue: Room

Emma Donoghue: Room

USA 2010, 402 pp., Pb, € 8.50
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It's Jack's birthday, and he's excited about turning five. He lives with his Ma in Room, which has a locked door and a skylight and measures 11 by 11 feet. He loves watching TV, and the cartoon characters he calls friends, but he knows that nothing he sees on screen is truly real - only him, Ma and the things ... Weiterlesen

Jeffrey Eugenides: Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides: Middlesex

USA 2003, 596 pp., brochure, € 11.95
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»Middlesex« tells the story of Calliope Stephanides, and three generations of the Greek-American Stephanides family, who travel from a tiny village overlooking Mount Olympus in Asia Minor to Prohibition-era Detroit, witnessing its glory days as the Motor City and the race riots of 1967 before moving out to the tree-lined streets of suburban Grosse Pointe, Michigan. To understand why Calliope ... Weiterlesen

Byrne Fone: Homophobia: A History

Byrne Fone: Homophobia: A History

USA 2001, 480 pp., brochure, € 25.95
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Antipathy, condemnation, loathing, fear and proscription of homosexual behavior have taken many forms over the centuries. In this lucid history, Fone charts the ways in which homophobia has induced legal, medical, social and ecclesiastical authorities to punish – and kill – gay men. Drawing upon accepted classics of gay studies (like Boswell and Greenberg) as well as other books and ... Weiterlesen

Susan Sontag: Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

Susan Sontag: Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors

USA 1990, 183 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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In 1978 Susan Sontag wrote »Illness as Metaphor«, a classic work described by Newsweek as »one of the most liberating books of its time«. A cancer patient herself when she was writing the book, Sontag shows how the metaphors and myths surrounding certain illnesses, especially cancer, add greatly to the suffering of patients and often inhibit them from seeking proper ... Weiterlesen


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