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Arctic Summer

IDA714
Damon Galgut
Europa Editions
2014
352
1609452348
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Damon Galgut’s fictionalized biography of E.M. Forster focuses on the British novelist’s unforgiving childhood in England, the process of writing his masterpiece A Passage to India and his repressed homosexuality. The narrative moves between England, Cairo and the vibrant absurdities of India circa the British Raj.
$17.00

At Swim, Two Boys

IRE120
Jamie O'Neill
Scribner
2003
572
0743222954
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A haunting tale of love set against the huge backdrop of Irish politics and the events leading up to the 1916 Easter uprising.
$19.00

Audrey Hepburn's Neck, A Novel

JPN14
Alan Brown
Washington Square Press
1997
304
0671526723
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An exquisite short novel about contemporary Japan. This prize-winning work captures the eclectic, mixed-up society of contemporary Japan.
$20.95

Before Night Falls

CBA37
Reinaldo Arenas, Delores Koch (Translator)
Penguin Putnam
1994
336
0140157654
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A deeply moving autobiography, highly critical of the Castro regime. Arenas tells the story of his youth in poor, rural Cuba, his time with Castro's rebels, and his emergence as a writer. Seen as a political dissident both for his political views and his homosexuality, Arenas fled to New York, where he died of AIDS in 1991 (shortly after this book was completed).
$17.00

The Bostonians

BOS13
Henry James
Penguin
2001
480
0140437665
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Henry James' satirical novel of the battle of the sexes is well worth the read. In it, Basil, a Mississippi lawyer, and Olive, a Boston feminist, compete for the affections of the same woman. Originally published in 1886, it was one of the first American novels to deal with lesbianism.
$20.00

C.P. Cavafy, Collected Poems

GRE87
C.P. Cavafy
Princeton University Press
1992
284
0691015376
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of poems from one of the most highly regarded poets of 20th century poetry.
$24.95

Call Me by Your Name

ITL828
Andre Aciman
Picador USA
2008
248
0374299218
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Aciman captures the lazy, languorous days and nights on the Mediterranean in this gay coming-of-age story set on the Italian Riviera.
$17.00

Cleopatra's Wedding Present, Travels Through Syria

SYR14
Robert Tewdwr Moss
University of Wisconsin Press
2003
0299192903
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A poignant memoir of travels in Syria in the series, Living Out: Gay & Lesbian Autobiographies, published by the University of Wisconsin.
$24.95

The Colossus of Maroussi

GRE05
Henry Miller
New Directions Publishing Corporation
2010
223
0811218570
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Miller captures the spirit and warmth of the resilient Greek people in this inspired tale of a wartime journey from Athens to Crete, Corfu and Delphi with his friend Lawrence Durrell.
$15.95

The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature

GEN14
Byrne Fone
Columbia University Press
1998
912
0231096712
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging anthology drawing on diverse sources and genres.
$50.00

The Complete Claudine

FRN125
Colette
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2001
560
0374528039
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A collection of four short novels about coming of age as a woman in turn-of-the-century France. Colette beautifully evokes period and place in this vivid portrait of Victorian Paris.
$22.00

Complete Works of Oscar Wilde

IRE35
Oscar Wilde
HarperCollins
1989
1216
006096393X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A one-volume edition of all the works of Wilde, including stories, plays, poems and essays.
$25.00

The Condor and the Cows, A South American Travel Diary

SAM64
Christopher Isherwood
University of Minnesota Press
2003
268
0816639825
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Isherwood's 1947 account of travels through Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina in 1947 with photographer (and boyfriend) Bill Caskey.
$17.95

Confessions of a Mask

JPN18
Meredith Weatherby (Translator), Yukio Mishima
W. W. Norton & Company
1988
254
081120118X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An unsettling portrait of society in postwar Japan that tells of the coming of age of a complex, tragic figure who, among other things, struggles with his homosexuality. Mishimi is also the author of The Temple of the Golden Pavilion.
$15.95

Cracks in the Iron Closet, Travels in Gay and Lesbian Russia

RUS149
David Tuller
University of Chicago Press
1997
344
0226815684
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An intimate portrait of an emerging gay subculture in modern Russia.
$28.00

Crossing Through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

SPN591
Jill Robbins
University of Minnesota Press
2011
232
0816669902
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Focusing on Madrid, and the gay barrio of Chueca in particular, Robbins explores how the city’s literary spaces associate with queer culture, especially in light of the lingering machismo of the Franco era.
$22.50

Damron City Guide

GAY16
Gina M. Gatta
Aa Balkema
2010
333
0929435826
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Written for the sophisticated gay traveler, this guide pinpoints gay and lesbian accommodations, bars and bookstores in 80 major cities, with over 140 full-color maps and practical travel information.
$22.95

Damron Men's Travel Guide

GAY17
Gina M. Gatta
Aa Balkema
2016
478
0929435907
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This guide for gay travelers features the best hotels, bars, nightclubs, bookstores and cafes in North America, South America, Europe and Southeast Asia. With a helpful International Calendar of Events.
$22.95

Damron Women's Traveller

GAY18
Erika O'Connor
Aa Balkema
2016
408
0929435915
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A complete travel guide made by and for lesbians, this helpful book features local lesbian hotspots and listings that cover everything from the world's best women-run businesses to vegetarian menus. Includes an International Calendar of Women's Festivals and Events.
$18.95

Dirty Havana Trilogy

CBA44
Natasha Wimmer (Translator), Pedro Juan Gutierrez
Ecco Press
2002
392
0060006897
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A novel of contemporary Havana's steamy underbelly, originally published in Spain -- and banned in the author's native Cuba.
$14.99

The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris

FRN259
Edmund White
Bloomsbury USA
2008
144
1582341354
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The gifted novelist reveals his favorite haunts in this glittering portrait of Paris and its pleasures, taking in neighborhoods, bookshops and boutiques, monuments and palaces, eateries and, naturally, the history behind it all.
$15.00

Flaubert in Egypt

EGY12
Francis Steegmuller (Editor), Gustave Flaubert
Penguin
1996
240
0140435824
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Among the romantic European travelers in Egypt, Flaubert, via his letters and journal entries, stands out. The place inspired him, and his observations are still delightful reading.
$16.00

Forbidden Friendships, Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence

ITL443
Michael Rocke
Oxford University Press
1998
352
0195122925
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A scholarly study of relations between men in 15th and 16th century Florentine society.
$44.95

Funny Boy

SRL01
Shyam Selvadurai
William Morrow & Company
2015
320
0062392980
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Building a complex portrait through detail of family, society and place, this prize-winning novel is a gay coming-of-age story set in contemporary Sri Lanka. Splendidly written.
$15.99

Gay and Lesbian Studies in Art History

GEN20
Whitney Davis (Editor)
Aa Balkema
1994
225
1560230541
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Essays on gender, sexuality and the visual arts.
$46.95

Gay Travels in the Muslim World

ISL72
Michael Luongo (Editor)
Aa Balkema
2007
200
1560233400
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An anthology of gay writers on travels and experiences throughout the Muslim World.
$34.95

Greek Homosexuality

GRE66
Kenneth Dover
Harvard University Press
1989
246
0674362705
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
The classic history of homosexuality in ancient Greece.
$34.50

Hadrian, The Restless Emperor

ITL260
Anthony Birley
Routledge
2000
424
0415228123
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date, scholarly biography of Hadrian, chronicling the emperor's state, cultural and architectural accomplishments, and personal life (including his homosexual relationship with Antinous).
$46.95

Heartbreak Tango

ARG23
Manuel Puig
Dalkey Archive Press
2010
224
156478553X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Puig's wicked tale of the life and death of Juan, an impossibly beautiful dancer and Lothario, steeped in the melancholy of Buenos Aires.
$13.95

Hindoo Holiday

IDA115
J.R. Ackerley
NYRB
2000
300
0940322250
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Ackerley traipses across India as the English tutor to a handsome and extravagantly homosexual maharajah in this comic, beautifully written novel masquerading as a travelogue.
$18.95

The House by the Sea, A Journal

USE61
May Sarton
W. W. Norton & Company
1995
288
0393313905
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
One of many journals by May Sarton, who moved from New Hampshire to live alone in a house on the seacoast of Maine. She writes beautifully on the topics of aging, solitude, nature, gardening, food, relationships and, of course, life in coastal Maine.
$21.00

In Maremma, Life and a House in Southern Tuscany

ITL287
David Leavitt, Mark Mitchell
Counterpoint
2011
140
1582437777
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This new edition of Mitchell and Leavitt's witty memoir of life in southern Tuscany includes new illustrations and color photographs.
$18.95

In the Arms of Africa, The Life of Colin M.Turnbull

AFR89
Roy Richard Drinker
University of Chicago Press
2001
366
0226309045
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A provocative, contentious, and romantic figure, Colin Turnbull charged into the limelight in 1961 with his best-selling "The Forest People, " a sympathetic account of the Mbuti pygmies. Roy Richard Drinker has written a mesmerizing biography of Turnbull, which captures the closed, homophobic scholarly culture of the day.
$30.00

Inside a Pearl, My Years in Paris

FRA103
Edmund White
Bloomsbury USA
2014
272
1608195821
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Edmund White, draws on his renown as a pre-eminent gay American writer of the 20th century to discuss his Paris years. His shocking, incendiary memoir paints a fascinating portrait of 1980s and 1990s Paris with digressions on AIDS, rape, feminism and promiscuity.
$26.00

A Journey in Ladakh

HML15
Andrew Harvey
Houghton Mifflin Company
2000
236
0618056750
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The vivid account of a 1981 journey by a young English poet searching for ancient Buddhist traditions in remote Ladakh.
$18.95

Keep the River on Your Right

AMZ11
Tobias Schneebaum
Grove Press
1982
184
0802131336
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The haunting, lyrical acount of a young man's time among the Akarama people of the Peruvian Amazon in the 1950s.
$14.00

Kiss of the Spider Woman

ARG28
Manuel Puig
Vintage Books
1991
281
0679724494
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The psychological story of a friendship between two Argentinean prisoners jailed for their subversive activity: Molina, a transgendered homosexual and Valentin, a socialist revolutionary.
$15.95

Land's End, A Walk in Provincetown

USE254
Michael Cunningham
Picador USA
2012
176
0609609076
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A brief, loving portrait of Provincetown, the town at the very tip of Cape Cod, by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours.
$15.00

The Literature of Lesbianism, A Historical Anthology From Ariosto To Stonewall

GAY15
Terry Castle (Editor)
Columbia University Press
2005
1110
0231125119
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This anthology brings together hundreds of literary works on the subject of female homosexuality with an astonishing and often unpredictable range of attitudes.
$45.00

Looking for the Gulf Motel

CBA205
Richard Blanco
Aa Balkema
2012
0822962012
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Chosen by president Obama as the inaugural poet (fifth in American History), gay Cuban-American Richard Blanco traces family and emotional journeys from Cuba and Spain to Florida and Maine in this fine third collection of poems.
$15.95

Lost and Found in Johannesburg: A Memoir

SAF361
Mark Gevisser
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2015
352
0374535027
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Using an apartheid-era street guide to Johannesburg as a lens, Gevisser tells the tales of people and places who have to define themselves "within, and across, and against" the city’s official boundaries.
$15.00

Mama Day

USS23
Gloria Naylor
Vintage Books
1989
312
0679721819
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A glorious novel populated by the vibrant inhabitants, especially the women, of Willow Springs -- a fictional barrier island off the Atlantic coast between Georgia and South Carolina.
$15.95

Marks of Identity

SPN25
Juan Goytisolo, Gregory Rabassa (Translator)
Serpent's Tail
2003
352
1852427671
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Banned under Franco, this is the story of a man struggling to get along without love for his country or himself. The author has written a number of novels concerning Spain on the periphery of the Western and Islamic worlds.
$15.00