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Robert W. Fieseler: Tinderbox

Robert W. Fieseler: Tinderbox

The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation. USA 2019, 384 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 14.99
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W. W. Norton
Titel noch nicht lieferbar, erscheint im Juli 2019 - Vorbestellung möglich
Buried for decades, the Up Stairs Lounge tragedy has only recently emerged as a catalyzing event of the gay liberation movement. In revelatory detail, the author chronicles the tragic event that claimed the lives of gay men and one woman on June 24, 1973, at a New Orleans bar, the largest mass murder of gays until 2016. Relying on unprecedented ... Weiterlesen

Chuck Palahniuk: Adjustment Day

Chuck Palahniuk: Adjustment Day

USA 2019, 384 pp., brochure, € 11.99
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W. W. Norton
Titel noch nicht lieferbar, erscheint im Juni 2019 - Vorbestellung möglich
People pass the word only to those they trust most: »Adjustment Day« is coming. They´ve been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. This novel is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk skewers the absurdities in society. Smug, geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war ... Weiterlesen

Elijah C. Nealy: Trans Kids and Teens

Elijah C. Nealy: Trans Kids and Teens

Pride, Joy, and Families in Transition. USA 2019, 448 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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W. W. Norton
Titel noch nicht lieferbar, erscheint im Juni 2019 - Vorbestellung möglich
Transgender life has made its way into mainstream consciousness. Whether it´s political debate over bathroom use in North Carolina, accepting trans people in the military, or increased representation on TV, trans life has become front and center after years of marginalization. And kids are coming out as trans at younger and younger ages, which represents a major stride. But what ... Weiterlesen

Yuval Taylor: Zora and Langston

Yuval Taylor: Zora and Langston

A Story of Friendship and Betrayal. USA 2019, 304 pp. with several b/w photographs, hardcover, € 23.95
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W. W. Norton
Zora Hurston and the gay Langston Hughes, two giants of the Harlem Renaissance, were best friends - until they weren´t. Hurston and Hughes were collaborators, literary gadflies, and close companions. They traveled together in Hurston´s dilapidated car through the rural South collecting folklore, worked on the play »Mule Bone«, and wrote scores of loving letters to each other. They even ... Weiterlesen

Jason Bauman (ed.): Love and Resistance

Jason Bauman (ed.): Love and Resistance

Out of the Closet into the Stonewall Era. USA 2019, 224 pp. with numerous photographs, hardcover, € 27.95
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W. W. Norton
A ragtag group of women behind a police line in the rain. A face in a crowd holding a sign that says, »Hi Mom, Guess What!« at an LGBT rights rally. Two lovers kissing under a tree. These images are among the hundreds housed in the New York Public Library´s archive of photographs of LGBT history from photojournalists Kay Tobin ... Weiterlesen

Giorgio Bassani: The Novel of Ferrara

Giorgio Bassani: The Novel of Ferrara

Engl. by Jamie McKendrick. USA 2018, 800 pp., hardcover, € 28.95
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W. W. Norton
Now published in English for the first time, »The Novel of Ferrara« brings together Bassani´s six classics: »Within the Walls«, »The Gold-Rimmed Spectacles«, »The Garden of the Finzi-Continis«, »Behind the Door«, »The Heron«, and »The Smell of Hay«. Set in Ferrara before, during, and after the Second World War, these interlocking stories present a fully rounded world of unforgettable characters: ... Weiterlesen

John Lahr: Tennessee Williams - Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

John Lahr: Tennessee Williams - Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

A Biography. USA 2015, 765 pp. with numerous b/w photographs, brochure, € 17.99
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W. W. Norton
John Lahr has produced a theater biography like no other. This biography gives intimate access to the mind of one of the most brilliant playwrights of his century, whose plays reshaped the American theater and the nation’s sense of itself. This deeply researched biography sheds light on Williams’s warring family, his lobotomized sister, his guilt, his plays, his homosexuality and ... Weiterlesen

Ed Luce: Wuvable Oaf

Ed Luce: Wuvable Oaf

USA 2015, 263 pp., b/w and color, hardbound, € 29.99
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W. W. Norton
Wuvable Oaf is the first-ever collection of the acclaimed self-published comic book series by cartoonist Ed Luce. Oaf is a large, hirsute, scary-looking ex-wrestler who lives in San Francisco with his adorable kitties and listens to a lot of Morrissey. The book follows Oaf’s search for love in the big city, especially his pursuit of Eiffel, the lead singer of ... Weiterlesen

Bernard Cooper: My Avant-Garde Education

Bernard Cooper: My Avant-Garde Education

A Memoir. USA 2015, 251 pp., hardbound, € 26.95
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W. W. Norton
Growing up in the suburbs - confused about his sexuality, about his consumer-oriented world, about the death of his older brother - Bernard Cooper falls in love with Pop art and sets off for the California Institute of the Arts, the center of the burgeoning field of conceptual art, in this beguiling memoir. The most famous, and infamous, artists of ... Weiterlesen

Allan Gurganus: Decoy

Allan Gurganus: Decoy

USA 2015, 171 pp., brochure, € 12.95
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W. W. Norton
»Decoy«, the concluding novella of Allan Gurganus’s »Local Souls«, was hailed as the standout of that work. Critics called it »humane, profound, hilarious, nostalgic, the literary equivalent of a bare-knuckled knockout punch«. It is a haunting lyrical portrayal of a life half-led. Set in mythical Falls, North Carolina, this mysterious and compelling tale maps the lifelong eroticized friendship between two ... Weiterlesen

Kevin Cook: Kitty Genovese

Kevin Cook: Kitty Genovese

The Murder, the Bystanders, the Crime That Changed America. USA 2015,242 pp. with b/w photographs, brochure, € 15.95
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W. W. Norton
New York City, 1964. A young woman is stabbed to death on her front stoop - a murder the New York Times called »a frozen moment of dramatic, disturbing social change«. The victim, Catherine »Kitty« Genovese, became an urban martyr, butchered by a sociopathic killer in plain sight of 38 neighbors who »didn’t want to get involved«. Her sensational case ... Weiterlesen

James Purdy: Eustace Chisholm and the Works

James Purdy: Eustace Chisholm and the Works

USA 2015, 277 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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W. W. Norton
No Purdy work has dazzled contemporary writers more than this haunting tale of unrequited love in an indifferent world. A seedy Depression-era boardinghouse in Chicago plays host to a game of emotional chairs in a novel initially condemned for its frank depiction of abortion, homosexuality, and life on the margins of American society. A cast of characters displaced by economic ... Weiterlesen

James Purdy: Malcolm

James Purdy: Malcolm

USA 2015, 233 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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W. W. Norton
Introduced simply as »the boy on the bench«, the titular character of James Purdy's debut novel, »Malcolm« is a Candide-like figure who is taken under the wing of the »most famous astrologer of his period«, the worldly Professor Cox, and introduced to a series of increasingly bizarre characters and situations in this black comic fable. From an undertaker to a ... Weiterlesen

Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, Chip Kidd (eds.): Massive

Anne Ishii, Graham Kolbeins, Chip Kidd (eds.): Massive

Gay Erotic Manga and the Men Who Make It. USA 2014, 280 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 39.99
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W. W. Norton
Big, burly, lascivious, and soft around the edges: welcome to the hypermasculine world of Japanese gay manga. This manga anthology is an in-depth introduction to nine of the most exciting comic artists making work for a gay male audience in Japan. Jiraiya, Seizoh Ebisubashi, and Kazuhide Ichikawa are three of the irresistibly seductive, internationally renowned artists featured in »Massive«, as ... Weiterlesen

Philip Gefter: Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe

Philip Gefter: Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe

A Biography. USA 2014, 576 pp. illustrated, hardcover, € 39.95
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W. W. Norton
Sam Wagstaff, the legendary curator, collector, and patron of the arts, emerges as a cultural visionary in this biography. Even today remembered primarily as the mentor and lover of Robert Mapplethorpe, the once infamous photographer, Wagstaff, in fact, had an incalculable and largely overlooked influence on the world of contemporary art and photography, and on the evolution of gay identity ... Weiterlesen

David M. Friedman: Wilde in America

David M. Friedman: Wilde in America

Oscar Wilde and the Invention of Modern Celebrity. USA 2014, 304 pp. illustrated, hardcover, € 29.99
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W. W. Norton
In 1882, Oscar Wilde, a 27-year-old genius at least by his own reckoning arrived in New York. The young gay man had made such a spectacle of himself in London with his eccentric fashion sense, acerbic wit, and extravagant passion for art and home design that Gilbert and Sullivan wrote an operetta lampooning him. He was hired to go to ... Weiterlesen

Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon and Astrid Henry: Feminism Unfinished

Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon and Astrid Henry: Feminism Unfinished

A Short, Surprising History of American Women's Movement. USA 2014, 256 pp. illustrated, hardcover, € 25.95
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W. W. Norton
Eschewing the conventional wisdom that places the origins of the American women's movement in the nostalgic glow of the late 1960s, this book traces the beginnings of this seminal American social movement to the 1920s, in the process creating an expanded, historical narrative that dramatically rewrites a century of American women's history. Also challenging the contemporary lean-in, trickle-down feminist philosophy ... Weiterlesen

Joseph P. Lash: Eleanor: The Years Alone

Joseph P. Lash: Eleanor: The Years Alone

USA 2014, 352 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 17.95
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W. W. Norton
Joseph P. Lash picks up where »Eleanor and Franklin« ended, tracing Mrs. Roosevelt’s 17 years of life after FDR’s death in 1945. Combining meticulous research with riveting anecdote, he examines the humanitarian work that earned Eleanor the title of »First Lady of the World«. Compared to »Eleanor & Franklin«, »Eleanor: The Years Alone« is tedious with a lot of minutae ... Weiterlesen


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