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Armin Fuhrer: Herschel

Armin Fuhrer: Herschel

Das Attentat des Herschel Grynszpan am 7. November 1938 und der Beginn des Holocaust. D 2013, 365 S. mit zahlreichen SW-Abb., Broschur, € 20.35
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Berlin Story
7. November 1938. Der 17-jährige Jude Herschel Grynszpan schießt in der deutschen Botschaft in Paris auf den (heimlich) schwulen Legationssekretär Ernst vom Rath. Als dieser am 9. November 1938 stirbt, gibt Hitler den Startschuss zur »Reichspogromnacht«. Die Nationalsozialisten behaupten, hinter der Tat stehe das »internationale Judentum« und das »Dritte Reich« müsse sich dagegen wehren. Seitdem ranken sich Mythen und Legenden ... Weiterlesen

Theo Aronson: Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

Theo Aronson: Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

UK 2013, 250 pp., brochure, € 24.95
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Thistle
In November 1970 an article in an obscure British journal made the startling claim that the notorious mass-murderer, Jack the Ripper, had been none other than Queen Victoria's grandson, Prince Albert Victor, Heir Presumptive to the British throne. Although this bizarre theory was subsequently dismissed, rumours about the long-forgotten figure of Prince Albert Victor - always known as Eddy - ... Weiterlesen

Augusten Burroughs: Dry

Augusten Burroughs: Dry

USA 2013, 293 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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An advertising executive remembers his childhood with his eccentric foster family and his early adulthood experiences of trying to establish an independent life for himself having finally become an alcoholic. When the ordinary person had two drinks, Augusten was circling the drain by having twelve; when the ordinary person went home at midnight, Augusten never went home at all. Loud, ... Weiterlesen

Christopher Isherwood: The Condor and the Cows

Christopher Isherwood: The Condor and the Cows

A South American Travel Diary. USA 2013, 256 pp., brochure, € 17.95
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Vintage
In September 1947, long before mass tourism and with no knowledge of Spanish, Christopher Isherwood and his lover Bill Caskey left for a six-month tour of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina. Isherwood's account of this journey, The Condor and the Cows, is one of very few classic travel books on South America and was among the books Isherwood considered ... Weiterlesen

Robin Lane Fox: Alexander the Great

Robin Lane Fox: Alexander the Great

UK 2013, 576 pp., brochure, € 18.95
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Penguin UK
»Alexander the Great« searches through the mass of conflicting evidence and legend to focus on Alexander as a man of his own time. Tough, resolute, fearless, Alexander was a born warrior and ruler of passionate ambition who understood the intense adventure of conquest and of the unknown. When he died in 323 BC aged 32, his vast empire comprised more ... Weiterlesen

Ralf Dose (Hg.): Magnus Hirschfeld: Testament. Heft II

Ralf Dose (Hg.): Magnus Hirschfeld: Testament. Heft II

D 2013. 240 S., geb., € 25.60
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Das »Testament. Heft II« gehört zu den wenigen handschriftlichen Aufzeichnungen Magnus Hirschfelds, welche die Plünderung seines Instituts für Sexualwissenschaft, die Zerstörung seines Lebenswerks und sein Exil überdauert haben. Es wurde buchstäblich vom Müllhaufen der Geschichte gerettet und befindet sich heute im Archiv der Magnus-Hirschfeld-Gesellschaft in Berlin. Es handelt sich nicht um ein Testament im wörtlichen Sinne, sondern um eine Mischung ... Weiterlesen

Tim Teeman: In Bed With Gore Vidal

Tim Teeman: In Bed With Gore Vidal

UK 2013, 283 pp., brochure, € 27.95
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Tim Teeman uncovers Gore Vidal's complicated private life and how that influenced and shaped his wider life, politics, and work. Lost loves, sex with hustlers, a life with Howard Austen, his relationships with women and the truth about his sexuality. A juicy, intelligent and honest portrait of a dear friend and exceptional writer and man. Tim Teeman's biography of Gore ... Weiterlesen

Didier Eribon: Returning to Reims

Didier Eribon: Returning to Reims

Transl. by Michael Lucey. USA 2013, 240 pp., brochure, € 19.95
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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

Joel Derfner: Lawfully Wedded Husband

Joel Derfner: Lawfully Wedded Husband

How My Gay Marriage Will Save the American Family. USA 2013, 248 pp., hardback, € 26.95
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University of Wisconsin Press
When Joel Derfner's boyfriend proposed to him, there was nowhere in America the two could legally marry. That changed quickly, however, and before long the two were on what they expected to be a rollicking journey to married bliss. What they didn't realize was that, along the way, they would confront not just the dilemmas every couple faces on the ... Weiterlesen

Richard Rodriguez: Darling

Richard Rodriguez: Darling

A Spiritual Autobiography. USA 2014, 235 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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Penguin USA
Richard Rodriguez now considers religious violence worldwide, growing public atheism in the West, and his own mortality. Rodriguez's stylish new memoir - the first book in a decade from the Pulitzer Prize finalist - moves from Jerusalem to Silicon Valley, from Moses to Liberace, from Lance Armstrong to Mother Teresa. Rodriguez is a homosexual who writes with love of the ... 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

Gwynne Edwards: Lorca - Living in the Theatre

Gwynne Edwards: Lorca - Living in the Theatre

UK/USA 2013, 240 pp. illustrated, brochure, € 24.95
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Peter Owen
Lorca's theatre, like that of Strindberg and Tennessee Williams, voices his personal dilemmas, not least his homosexuality. This study of all his plays examines the way in which the dramatist's life was transformed into high art through influences as varied as Surrealism and Greek tragedy. In an attempt to cover as many aspects of Lorca's theatre and the time in ... Weiterlesen

Lori Duron: Raising My Rainbow

Lori Duron: Raising My Rainbow

Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son. USA 2013, 278 pp., brochure, € 16.95
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Random House
»Raising My Rainbow« is Lori Duron's frank, heartfelt, and brutally funny account of her and her family's adventures of distress and happiness raising a gender-creative son. Whereas her older son, Chase, is a Lego-loving, sports-playing boy's boy, her younger son, C.J., would much rather twirl around in a pink sparkly tutu, with a Disney Princess in each hand while singing ... Weiterlesen

Barry Miles: Call Me Burroughs

Barry Miles: Call Me Burroughs

A Life. USA 2015, 718 pp. with numerous b/w photographs, pb., € 29.95
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Twelve
50 years ago, Norman Mailer asserted, »Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius.« Few since have taken such literary risks, developed such individual political or spiritual ideas, or spanned such a wide range of media. Burroughs wrote novels, memoirs, technical manuals, and poetry. He painted, made collages, took thousands of photographs, produced ... Weiterlesen

James McCourt: Lasting City

James McCourt: Lasting City

The Anatomy of Nostalgia. USA/UK 2014, 323 pp., brochure, € 15.95
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Liveright
Enjoined by his dying mother to »tell everything«, James McCourt was liberated by this deathbed wish to do just that. »Lasting City« is an operatic recollection that braids a nostalgic portrait of old-Irish New York with a boy's funny, gutter-snipe precocity and hardly innocent coming-of-age in the 1940s and 1950s. A literary outlaw in the poetic tradition of Verlaine and ... Weiterlesen

  
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