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Rebecca Makkai: The Great Believers

Rebecca Makkai: The Great Believers

UK 2019, 422 pp., hardbound, € 19.95
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Fleet
In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet as his career begins to flourish, the carnage of the AIDS epidemic grows around him. One by one, his friends are dying and after ... Weiterlesen

Joseph Cassara: The House of Impossible Beauties

Joseph Cassara: The House of Impossible Beauties

UK/AUS 2018, 400 pp., brochure, € 17.99
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One World
New York City, 1980: nowhere is the city´s glamour and energy better reflected than in the burgeoning Harlem ball scene, where 17-year-old Angel first comes into her own. Burned by her traumatic past, Angel is new to the drag world, and has a yearning inside of her to help create family for those without. When she falls in love with ... Weiterlesen

Gery Keszler / Ted Chapin / Michael Balgavy: Life Ball Style Bible

Gery Keszler / Ted Chapin / Michael Balgavy: Life Ball Style Bible

An Homage to The Sound of Music. Ö 2018, 112 S., geb., € 25.00
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Verlag für moderne Kunst
Seit seiner Premiere im Jahr 1993 setzt sich der Life Ball dafür ein, die Tabus von HIV und AIDS in der Gesellschaft zu brechen, und unterstützt Organisationen und Projekte in der ganzen Welt. 2018 feiert der Life Ball sein 25-jähriges Jubiläum. Mit einer Hommage an »The Sound of Music« - Kernbestand schwuler Sing-along-Kultur - setzt er dem erfolgreichsten Musikfilm ... Weiterlesen

Reinaldo Arenas: Before Night Falls

Reinaldo Arenas: Before Night Falls

UK 2017, 317 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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Serpent´s Tail
Reinaldo Arenas was born to a poverty-stricken family in rural Cuba. By the time of his death in New York four decades later, he had become one of Cuba´s most important poets, an outspoken critic of Castro´s regime and one of the leading gay voices of 20th- century. In »Before Night Falls«, Arenas tells of his odyssey from young rebel ... Weiterlesen

Tim Murphy: Christodora

Tim Murphy: Christodora

USA 2017, 432 pp., brochure, € 14.95
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Picador
The Christodora is home to Milly and Jared, a privileged young couple with artistic ambitions. Their neighbour, Hector, a Puerto Rican gay man who was once a celebrated AIDS activist but is now a lonely addict, becomes connected to Milly´s and Jared´s lives in ways none of them can anticipate. Meanwhile, the couple´s adopted son, Mateo, grows to appreciate the ... Weiterlesen

Avram Finkelstein: After Silence

Avram Finkelstein: After Silence

A History of AIDS Through Its Images. USA 2017, 248 pp. illustrated, hardcover, € 27.95
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University of California Press
Early in the 1980s AIDS epidemic, six gay activists created one of the most iconic and lasting images that would come to symbolize a movement: a protest poster of a pink triangle with the words »Silence = Death«. The graphic and the slogan still resonate today, often used to brand the entire movement. Avram Finkelstein tells the story of how ... Weiterlesen

Cleve Jones: When We Rise

Cleve Jones: When We Rise

Coming of Age in San Francisco, AIDS, and My Life in the Movement. USA 2017, 256 pp., hardback, € 24.95
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Little Brown
This is a personal memoir from a leading figure in the gay rights movement, Cleve Jones. It partially inspired the forthcoming TV mini-series »When We Rise« from Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, executive producer Gus Van Sant, and starring Guy Pearce. Longtime LGBTQ and AIDS activist Cleve Jones’ memoir is a sweeping, profoundly moving account of his life from ... Weiterlesen

Jonas Gardell (R): Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

Jonas Gardell (R): Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves

SE 2013, engl. SF, engl. UT, 300 Min., € 19.99
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Three-part Swedish drama about a young gay couple living in the 1980s and the impact AIDS has on their lives. After moving to Stockholm for university, 19-year-old Rasmus explores the local gay scene and eventually meets Benjamin, a Jehovah's Witness who is having trouble dealing with his homosexuality. The two fall for each other and start living together but Rasmus ... Weiterlesen
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Monica B. Pearl: AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

Monica B. Pearl: AIDS Literature and Gay Identity

The Literature of Loss. UK 2015, 200 pp., brochure, € 59.95
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Taylor and Francis
This book discusses the significance of late 20th century and early 21st century American fiction written in response to the AIDS crisis and interrogates how sexual identity is depicted and constructed textually. Pearl develops Freudian psychoanalytic theory in a complex account of the ways in which grief is expressed and worked out in literature, showing how key texts from the ... Weiterlesen

Larry Kramer: Search for My Heart, No.1

Larry Kramer: Search for My Heart, No.1

USA 2015, 800 pp., hardback, € 39.99
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Forty years in the making, »The American People« embodies Larry Kramer’s vision of his beloved and accursed homeland. As the founder of ACT UP and the author of »Faggots« and »The Normal Heart«, Kramer has affected American lives and letters. Here he tells the heroic story of one nation under a plague, contaminated by greed, hate, and disease yet host ... Weiterlesen

Brad Gooch: Smash Cut

Brad Gooch: Smash Cut

A Memoir of Howard and Art and the 70s and the 80s. USA 2015, 239 pp., hardback, € 27.99
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Harper Collins
Brad Gooch arrived in New York in the late 1970s, yearning for artistic and personal freedom. At the center of this memoir is his love affair with film director Howard Brookner, pieced together from fragments of memory and fueled by a panoply of emotions, from blazing ecstasy to bleakest despair. Gooch and Brookner’s intense relationship is haunted by the specter ... Weiterlesen

Edmund White: Inside a Pearl

Edmund White: Inside a Pearl

My Years in Paris. UK 2015, 263 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Bloomsbury
When Edmund White moved to Paris in 1983, leaving New York City in the midst of the AIDS crisis, he was 43 years old, couldn't speak French, and only knew two people in the entire city. But in middle age, he discovered the new anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. When he left fifteen years later to take ... Weiterlesen

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