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John Boyne: The Heart´s Invisible Furies

John Boyne: The Heart´s Invisible Furies

UK 2017, 720 pp., brochure, € 12.95
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Penguin UK
A gay man is finding his way in post-war Ireland. The story begins in 1945 when a baby is born out of wedlock to a teenage girl cast out from her rural community. The baby is adopted as Cyril Avery by a middle-class Dublin couple and befriends a more confident, glamorous boy, Julian Woodbead, who provides a dubious anchor through ... Weiterlesen

Rabih Alameddine: The Angel of History

Rabih Alameddine: The Angel of History

USA 2016, 296 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Corsair
Set over the course of one night in the waiting room of a psych clinic, »The Angel of History« follows Yemeni-born poet Jacob as he revisits the events of his life, from his maternal upbringing in an Egyptian whorehouse to his adolescence under the aegis of his wealthy father and his life as a gay Arab man in San Francisco ... Weiterlesen

Liam Klenk: Paralian – Not Just Transgender

Liam Klenk: Paralian – Not Just Transgender

D 2016, 180 pp., brochure, € 18.99
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Ylva Verlag
At five months old, Liam was adopted from an orphanage and ushered into a unique journey, which introduced him to the characters that would become both the currents that moved him and the rocks that supported him. Liam, who lives in Zurich with his wife, says: »At three years old I began catching odd glances because I was born in ... Weiterlesen

Alan Hollinghurst: The Swimming-Pool Library

Alan Hollinghurst: The Swimming-Pool Library

UK 2015, 415 pp.,brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
A literary sensation and bestseller both in England and America, »The Swimming-Pool Library« is an enthralling, darkly erotic novel of homosexuality before the scourge of AIDS; an elegy, possessed of chilling clarity, for ways of life that can no longer be lived with impunity. Impeccably composed and meticulously particular in its observation of everything, it focuses on the friendship of ... Weiterlesen

Eben Venter: Wolf, Wolf

Eben Venter: Wolf, Wolf

UK 2015, 272 pp., hardback, € 16.95
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How should a man be? Mattie Duiker is trying very hard to live up to his dying father´s wishes. He is putting aside childish things, starting his first business. His Pa is proud. At the same time, Mattie is pulled toward an altogether other version of masculinity, in which oiled and toned bodies cavort for him at the click of ... Weiterlesen

David Ebershoff: The Danish Girl

David Ebershoff: The Danish Girl

UK 2015, 336 pp., brochure, € 13.95
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Copenhagen, 1925, the studio of American painter Greta Waud, anxious to put the finishing touches to her latest portrait. But her diva subject has cancelled yet another sitting - how is Greta ever going to get it done? A sudden glint in her eye, and she calls to her husband Einar. And so, late on an April afternoon, in a ... Weiterlesen

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

D 2015, 357 pp., pb., € 16.95
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Ylva Verlag
At the back of her grandmother’s closet lies a mystery. After her grandmother’s death, Eva finds a series of diaries detailing the life of a girl caught up in the magic of the Roaring 20s. She cannot reconcile the young woman in these diaries with the miserable old woman she loved so fiercely. What happened to change her grandmother so ... Weiterlesen

Sanford Friedman: Totempole

Sanford Friedman: Totempole

USA 2014, 280 pp., brochure, € 18.95
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Totempole is Sanford Friedman's radical gay coming-of-age novel, featuring Stephen Wolfe, a young Jewish boy growing up in New York City and its environs during the Depression and war years. In eight discrete chapters, which trace Stephen's evolution from a two-year-old boy to a twenty-four-year-old man, Friedman describes with psychological acuity and great empathy Stephen's intellectual, moral, and sexual maturation. ... Weiterlesen

Alysia Abbott: Fairyland

Alysia Abbott: Fairyland

A Memoir of My Father. UK 2014, 272 pp., brochure, € 12.95
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W. W. Norton
After his wife's death in 1973, poet and activist Steve Abbott came out of the closet and moved, with his three-year-old daughter, to San Francisco. There they discover a city bustling with gay men in search of liberation - few of whom have responsibility for a child. Steve throws himself into the city's vibrant poetry scene performing, publishing and building ... Weiterlesen

Bill Clegg: Ninety Days

Bill Clegg: Ninety Days

USA 2013, 195 pp., pb., € 17.95
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The goal is ninety - just ninety clean and sober days to loosen the hold of the addiction that caused Bill Clegg to lose everything. Six weeks out of his most recent rehab, Clegg returns to New York and starts attending two or three meetings each day. It is in these refuges that he befriends essential new allies including Polly, ... Weiterlesen

Didier Eribon: Returning to Reims

Didier Eribon: Returning to Reims

Transl. by Michael Lucey. USA 2013, 240 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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MIT Press - Semiotext(e)
»On thinking the matter through, it doesn’t seem exaggerated to assert that my coming out of the sexual closet, my desire to assume and assert my homosexuality, coincided within my personal trajectory with my shutting myself up inside what I might call a class closet.« - from »Returning to Reims«. After his father dies, Didier Eribon returns to his hometown ... Weiterlesen

Glenway Wescott: A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories

Glenway Wescott: A Visit to Priapus and Other Stories

USA 2013, 200 pp., hardback, € 26.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
Just as E. M. Forster's novel of gay love, »Maurice«, remained unpublished throughout his lifetime, Glenway Wescott's long story »A Visit to Priapus« was also destined to be a posthumous work, buried in Wescott's massive archive of manuscripts, journals, notebooks, and letters. The autobiographical story is about a literary man, frustrated in love, who puts aside his pride and makes ... Weiterlesen

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