“In lyrical, often shimmering, language, Mirosevich finds meaning and memory in the lives lived by the . . . sea . . .”
“In The Town of Babylon, Alejandro Varela, whose educational background is in public health, combines a social scientist’s powers of observation and analysis with a master writer’s
“Eleutheria . . .
“The suspense of both the investigation and Brandstetter’s home life drives Death Claims as an elegant and compelling page-turner.”
“Fadeout marks the debut of one of the 20th century’s most memorable investigators.
“Here’s to Us catalogs so many of the things that are weird and precious and sacred about being young people discovering who they are.
“Tell Me How to Be . . . offers one view of what it is like to be an Indian American in contemporary America.”
“Selva Almada manages to get inside the minds of her characters.”
It is interesting to note how many works of generic gay fiction (mysteries, romance), which one would think would be a male province, are written by women under male pen names (eg.
This is a unique novel that is compelling, engrossing, and full of suspense and surprise.
“wonderful and deeply engaging. The Membranes is a marvelous book.”
“All the Water I’ve Seen Is Running is a worthy addition to the group of fine recent novels about gay men of color looking for their own sense of racial and ethnic identity as well
On the eve of World War II, inspired by a visit to the home of philosopher and gay rights advocate Edward Carpenter and his partner George Merrill, E. M.
“Bath Haus is not just excellent gay fiction . . . absorbing and exciting . . .”
“Matthew Clark Davison’s Doubting Thomas is an absorbing story of a gay man who finally learns to love.”
“The Chosen and the Beautiful offers up a lush glimpse of decadence and corruption, interrogating America’s dark history through the eyes of a narrator it is impossible to forget.”
Jonathan Lee’s fourth novel, The Great Mistake, opens in slyly reportorial fashion, queuing up both a dense biographical backstory and a baffling murder: “The last attempt on the life of A
“In a tumultuous time of instability and uncertainty, Nathan Harris brings to the foreground humanity’s aptitude for survival, compassion, and goodwill even in their darkest hour.”
In the summer of 1981 came the New York Times’ article about “Forty-one homosexuals turning up in emergency rooms with a spectrum of mysterious and lethal symptoms.” Forty years later ther
“Salih has the potential to be a good writer.
“Nava is an impassioned writer who has once again created a fascinating picture of Los Angeles at an earlier, less enlightened time, centering on gay men trying to shed the shame they have
Ilana Masad’s debut novel All My Mother’s Lovers is an in-depth exploration of family dynamics, the miscommunications and resentments that sometimes span lifetimes, and the moments of rede
Critics for years have argued about whether T. S. Eliot was a closeted homosexual.
“The Four Profound Weaves is a beautifully articulated exploration of queer identity and transformation.