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Meredith Batt / Dusty Green: Len & Cub - A Queer History

Meredith Batt / Dusty Green: Len & Cub - A Queer History

GB 2022, 192 pp., brochure, € 34.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Goose Lane Editions
Leonard »Len« Keith and Joseph »Cub« Coates grew up in the rural New Brunswick village of Havelock (Australia) in the early 20th century. The two were neighbours, and they clearly developed an inseparable relationship. Len was an amateur photographer and automobile enthusiast who went on to own a local garage and poolhall after serving in the First World War. Cub ... Weiterlesen

Erik S. Meyers: Caged Time

Erik S. Meyers: Caged Time

USA 2021, 188 pp., brochure, € 19.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Mirador
In 1930s New York, David Tarniss leads a quiet life as a cab driver - too quiet - in reality he is hiding a dark secret, his homosexuality, something for which he will pay dearly due to the unique circumstances of the time. A fascinating, if disturbing, story about the challenges that confronted gays (and Jews) in 1930s New York.

Nancy Meckler (R): Sister My Sister

Nancy Meckler (R): Sister My Sister

UK 1994, engl. OF, dt. UT, 90 Min., € 17.99
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Salzgeber - gay classics (lesbian)
Frankreich 1933. Christine und ihre jüngere Schwester Lea arbeiten als Dienerinnen bei Madame Danzard und ihrer unverheirateten Tochter Isabelle. Die Regeln sind klar verteilt: die Schwestern erledigen wortlos alle Aufgaben, Fehler werden nicht geduldet und frei ist nur der halbe Sonntag. Christine und Lea ertragen alle Demütigungen, weil sie sich auf diese Weise ganz nah sein können. In der Zurückgezogenheit ... Weiterlesen
Trailer auf Youtube ansehen

Anita Kurimay: Queer Budapest

Anita Kurimay: Queer Budapest

USA 2020, 336 pp., brochure, € 44.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
University of Chicago Press
By the dawn of the 20th century, Budapest was a burgeoning cosmopolitan metropolis. Known at the time as the »Pearl of the Danube,« it boasted some of Europe’s most innovative architectural and cultural achievements, and its growing middle class was committed to advancing the city’s liberal politics and making it an intellectual and commercial crossroads between East and West. In ... Weiterlesen

Ferzan Özpetek (R): Harem Suare

Ferzan Özpetek (R): Harem Suare

I/F 2007, ital./franz. OF, engl. UT, 110 Min., € 24.99
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Atatürk steht vor der Stadt, das Osmanische Reich vor dem Untergang. In dieser Situation ist der Harem in heller Aufregung – und so wird der Obereunuche gerufen, den Damen des Harems eine Geschichte zu erzählen, um sie zu beruhigen. Er erzählt die Geschichte der Favoritin des letzten Sultans, die das Opfer einer Palastintrige wurde und es entspinnt sich eine orientalisch ... Weiterlesen
Trailer auf Youtube ansehen

Claudio Macor: The Tailor-Made Man

Claudio Macor: The Tailor-Made Man

A Play. UK 2017, 111 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Oberon
William »Billy« Haines was a popular silent screen MGM movie star who was fired by Louis B. Mayer because he was gay and refused to give up his lifelong partner, Jimmie Shields, and to marry the silent screen vamp Pola Negri. As punishment, his films were removed from release and sealed in the MGM vaults never to be seen again, ... Weiterlesen

Joe Okonkwo: Jazz Moon

Joe Okonkwo: Jazz Moon

USA 2017, 351 pp., brochure, € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Kensington
On a sweltering summer night in 1925, beauties in beaded dresses mingle with hepcats in dapper suits on the streets of Harlem. The air is thick with reefer smoke, and jazz pours out of speakeasy doorways. Ben Charles is among the locals crammed into a basement club to hear jazz and drink bootleg liquor. For aspiring poet Ben, the swirling, ... Weiterlesen

Meg Harrington: The Lavender List

Meg Harrington: The Lavender List

D 2016, 249 pp., brochure, € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Ylva Verlag
After the Second World War, Amelia Maldonado opts to live a quiet life bussing tables at a diner during the day and going out for auditions at night. The one bright spot is her friendship with the charming Laura Wright, a well-heeled woman with a mysterious war-related past. When Laura shows up outside the diner barely conscious and spitting lousy ... Weiterlesen

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

Ellen Simpson: The Light of the World

D 2015, 357 pp., pb., € 16.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
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

Robert Beachy: Gay Berlin

Robert Beachy: Gay Berlin

Birthplace of a Modern Identity. USA 2015, 305 pp., brochure, € 21.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Vintage
A book about the ways in which the uninhibited urban sexuality, sexual experimentation, and medical advances of pre-Weimar Berlin created and molded our modern understanding of sexual orientation and gay identity. Known already in the 1850s for the friendly company of its »warm brothers«, Berlin, before the turn of the 20th century, became a place where scholars, activists, and medical ... Weiterlesen

Paul Bailey: The Prince's Boy

Paul Bailey: The Prince's Boy

UK 2015, 152 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Bloomsbury
Wer Paul Baileys schwulen Bestseller »Sugar Cane« aus dem Jahr 1993 kennt (heute auf Deutsch erhältlich unter dem Titel »Auf Tour«) und sich sein neues Buch »The Prince’s Boy« vornimmt (erstmals 2013 und bisher nur auf Englisch erschienen), wird schnell feststellen, dass sich der Autor deutlich weiterentwickelt hat. Es gibt Parallelen zwischen den beiden Büchern. In beiden Büchern spielen männliche ... Weiterlesen
(Jürgen empfiehlt - Frühlingskatalog 2015)

Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests

UK 2014, 576 pp., brochure, € 21.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Little Brown
Der Erste Weltkrieg hat die britische Gesellschaft schwer erschüttert, die Jahre nach dem eigentlich gewonnenen Krieg bringen den Niedergang vieler vormals fest in der Oberschicht etablierter Familien, sei es alter Geburts- oder städtischer Geldadel. So hat es auch die Wrays getroffen, die verwitwete alte Mrs Wray und ihre 25jährige ledige Tochter Frances bewohnen zwar noch das eigene Haus in einem ... Weiterlesen
(Veit empfiehlt - Frühlingskatalog 2015)

Paul Bailey: The Prince's Boy

Paul Bailey: The Prince's Boy

UK 2015, 152 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Bloomsbury
In May 1927, 19-year-old Dinu Grigorescu, a skinny boy with literary ambitions, has just arrived in Paris. He has been sent from Bucharest, the city of his childhood, by his wealthy father to embark upon a bohemian adventure and relish the unique pleasures of Parisian life. An innocent in a new city, Dinu is secretly drawn to the Bains du ... Weiterlesen

Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters: The Paying Guests

USA 2015, 576 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Hachette
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, a large silent house now bereft of brothers, husband and even servants, life is about to be transformed, as impoverished widow Mrs Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in ... 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
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
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

Andrea Weiss: Paris Was a Woman

Andrea Weiss: Paris Was a Woman

Portraits from the Left Bank. USA 2013, 256 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 24.95
Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Publishers Group West
Originally published more than twenty years ago and winner of a Lambda Literary Award, »Paris Was a Woman« is a rare profile of the female literati in Paris at the turn of the last century. Now with a new preface and illustrations, this »scrapbook« of their work - along with Andrea Weiss’ lively commentary - highlights the political, social, and ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Isherwood: Mr Norris Changes Trains

Christopher Isherwood: Mr Norris Changes Trains

UK 2013, 200 pp., brochure, € 17.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
On a train to Berlin in late 1930, William Bradshaw locks eyes with Arthur Norris, an irresistibly comical fellow Englishman wearing a rather obvious wig and nervous about producing his passport at the frontier. So begins a friendship conducted in the seedier quarters of the city, where Norris runs a dubious import-export business and lives in excited fear of his ... Weiterlesen

Andrew Sean Greer: The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

Andrew Sean Greer: The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells

UK 2013, 289 pp., brochure, € 14.95
Kostenloser Versand ab 20 Euro Bestellwert.
Faber and Faber
It's 1985, and Greta Wells wishes she lived in any other time but this one: she has lost her beloved gay twin brother, Felix, to AIDS, her lover Nathan to another woman, and cannot seem to go on alone. To ease her sadness, her doctor suggests an unusual procedure, one that opens doors of insight into her relationship, her conflicting ... Weiterlesen

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