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Ocean Vuong: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

USA 2020, 256 pp., pb., € 12.95
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Vintage
Brilliant, heart-breaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling. At once a witness to the fraught yet undeniable love between a single mother and her gay son, it is also a brutally honest exploration of race, class, and masculinity. ... Weiterlesen

Wim Peumans: Queer Muslims in Europe : Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium

Wim Peumans: Queer Muslims in Europe : Sexuality, Religion and Migration in Belgium

GB 2019, 304 pp., pb., € 49.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
I.B. Tauris
Belgium was the second country in the world to introduce same-sex marriage. It has an elaborate legal system for protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bi- and transsexual individuals in general and queer asylum seekers in particular. At the same time, since 2015 the country has become known as the »jihadi centre of Europe« and criticized for its »homonationalism« where ... Weiterlesen

Ahmad Danny Ramadan: The Clothesline Swing

Ahmad Danny Ramadan: The Clothesline Swing

USA 2017, 288 pp., pb., € 19.95
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Inspired by »Arabian Tales of One Thousand and One Nights«, »The Clothesline Swing« tells the epic story of two gay lovers anchored to the memory of a dying Syria. The storyteller keeps life in forward motion by relaying remembered fables to his dying partner. Each night he weaves stories of his childhood in Damascus, of the cruelty he has endured ... Weiterlesen

Édouard Louis: History of Violence

Édouard Louis: History of Violence

Transl. by Lorin Stein. UK 2018, 199 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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Penguin UK
»History of Violence« retraces the story of Christmas Eve 2012, when the gay narrator met Reda, a migrant, on the street. They spend a night together when Reda pulls out a gun and says that he is going to kill the narrator. Reda insults the narrator, strangles and rapes him. The next day, the medical and legal proceedings begin. The ... Weiterlesen

Rahul Mehta: No Other World

Rahul Mehta: No Other World

USA 2018, 304 pp., pb., € 17.95
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Harper Collins
12-year-old Kiran Shah, the American-born son of Indian immigrants, longingly observes his prototypically American neighbors, the Bells. He´s powerfully drawn - in a way he does not yet understand - to Kelly Bell´s charismatic father, Chris. Kiran is close to his older sister, Preeti - until an unfathomable betrayal drive a wedge between them that will reverberate through their lives. ... Weiterlesen

Elizabeth Day: Paradise City

Elizabeth Day: Paradise City

UK 2015, 354 pp., brochure, € 13.95
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HarperCollins UK
Beatrice Kizza, a lesbian woman who fled Uganda where homosexuality is illegal, comes to London. There, she shields her sorrow from the indifference of her adopted city, and navigates a night-time world of shift-work and bedsits. Howard Pink is a self-made millionaire who has risen to the mansions of Kensington on a tide of determination and bluster. Carol Hetherington, recently ... Weiterlesen

Thomas Spijkerboer: Fleeing Homophobia

Thomas Spijkerboer: Fleeing Homophobia

Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Asylum. UK 2015, 264 pp., brochure, € 59.95
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Routledge
Each year, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex asylum seekers apply for asylum in EU member states. This book considers the position of LGBTI asylum seekers in European asylum law. Developing an encompassing approach to the topic, the book identifies and analyzes the main legal issues arising in relation to LGBTI people seeking asylum including: the underestimation of ... Weiterlesen

Benjamin Law: Gaysia

Benjamin Law: Gaysia

Adevntures in the Queer East. USA 2014, , € 19.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Cleis
Benjamin Law considers himself pretty lucky to live in Australia: he can hold his boyfriend's hand in public and lobby his politicians to recognize same-sex marriage. But as the child of immigrants, he's also curious about how different life might have been had he grown up in Asia. So he sets off to meet his fellow Gaysians. Law takes his ... Weiterlesen

Frank Spinelli: Pee-Shy

Frank Spinelli: Pee-Shy

USA 2013, 352 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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Kensington
In this memoir, Frank Spinelli recounts a childhood marked by trauma and of finding the courage that ultimately transformed his life. He grew up on Staten Island in the 1970s to Italian-born parents who viewed cops and priests as second only to the Pope in infallibility. His mother, concerned that her son was being bullied at school for being »different«, ... Weiterlesen

André Aciman: Harvard Square

André Aciman: Harvard Square

USA 2013, 292 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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W. W. Norton
1977: amid the lovely streets of Cambridge a young Harvard graduate student, a Jew from Egypt, longs more than anything to become an assimilated American and a professor of literature. He spends his days in a pleasant blur of 17th-century fiction, but when he meets a brash, charismatic Arab cab driver in a Harvard Square café, everything changes. Nicknamed Kalashnikov ... Weiterlesen

Benjamin Alire Sáenz: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Benjamin Alire Sáenz: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

USA 2012, 359 pp., pb., € 15.95
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Dante can swim. Ari can't. Dante is articulate and self-assured. Ari has a hard time with words and suffers from self-doubt. Dante gets lost in poetry and art. Ari gets lost in thoughts of his older brother who is in prison. Dante is fair skinned. Ari's features are much darker. It seems that a boy like Dante, with his open ... Weiterlesen

Neel Mukherjee: A Life Apart

Neel Mukherjee: A Life Apart

UK 2011, 402 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Corsair
Ritwik Ghosh, 22 and recently orphaned, finds the chance to start a new life when he arrives in England from Calcutta. But to do so, he must revisit his past and make sense of his relationship with his mother - scarred, abusive and all-consuming. When Oxford brings little of the salvation Ritwik is looking for, he moves to London, disappearing ... Weiterlesen

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