Tag Archives: Gay

The Waterfront Journals

by David Wojnarowicz

“[Wojnarowicz is] a spokesman for the unspeakable.”–New York


by Dennis Cooper

“Written in Mr. Cooper’s taut, chillingly ironic prose. . . Try is about a world under severe emotional repression–a fascistic world of pure sadistic power. . . . As improbable…


by Johanna Sinisalo

“[An] imaginative and engaging novel of urban fantasy. . . . Overlapping narrative voices nicely underscore the moral of Sinisalo’s ingeniously constructed fable: The stuff of ancient legend shadows with rather unnerving precision the course of unloosed postmodern desire.” —Chris Lehmann, The Washington Post Book World…

The Toughest Indian in the World

by Sherman Alexie

“Alexie reveals himself to be a more fearless writer than one might ever have imagined; the stories are bold, uncensored, raucous, and sexy.” –Ken Foster, San Francisco Chronicle Book Review…

The Ticket That Exploded

by William S. Burroughs

“In Burroughs’ hands, writing reverts to acts of magic, as though he were making some enormous infernal encyclopedia of all the black impulses and…

The Thief’s Journal

by Jean Genet

“One of the strongest and most vital accounts of a life ever set down on paper. . . . Genet has dramatized the story…

They’re Cows, We’re Pigs

by Carmen Boullosa

“A word-drunk picaresque novel . . . Boullosa’s vivid and visceral descriptions provide hallucinatory images of the pirates’ raping and pillaging, their battles in…

The Temple

by Stephen Spender

“The Temple is a wonderfully immediate and truthful book, and no doubt this is the way it was in Germany and in the lives…

Ten Little Indians

by Sherman Alexie

“In [Alexie’s] warm, revealing, invitingly roundabout stories, the central figures come in all shapes and sizes, sharing only their wry perspective on Indian life off the reservation. . . . They are affectionate tales of dealings between men and women.” –Janet Maslin, The New York Times…

The Spirit Cabinet

by Paul Quarrington

“Here is a magical novel . . . often funny, always surprising, and ultimately profound and very, very moving. . . . [Paul Quarrington]…