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Delany's Times Square

“Show World Center is one of the places that may escape the move—so there’ll still be a little color left, a few memories of an older Forty-second Street,” writes Samuel R. Delany in his cult classic, Times Square Red, Times Square Blue, as he laments the loss of the infamous peep shows, sex cinemas, and street hustlers… read more

'Guapa' by Saleem Haddad

Guapa by Saleem Haddad is the story of Rasa, a gay Muslim man. Told in real time during the span of a day, the book uses memory to tell Rasa’s story. The narrative offers insight into his childhood, American education, return home, career as a translator, and relationship with his secret lover, Taymor. The bulk… read more