*Gay

'One of These Things First' by Steven Gaines

Steven Gaines’ poignant memoir of a gay boy growing up in New York City fits in the tradition of Philip Roth whose celebrated novels took on Jewish angst and sexual conflict in the Cold War age… read more

‘The Show House’ by Dan Lopez

The Show House is a mystery that brings together murder, passion, family, and ideas of what it means to be gay in the face of normative pressures
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'When We Rise: My Life in the Movement' by Cleve Jones

Cleve Jones’ memoir straddles both the demands of an intimate personal portrait of a gay man at the end of the twentieth century and early twenty-first century, and an in-depth historical record of the LGBT movement in America… read more

‘After Disasters’ by Viet Dinh

Dinh’s new novel, After Disasters, captures the fluidity of time in the wake of devastation, weaving together AIDS, earthquakes and 9/11 with a sure hand on the story’s complex tiller… read more



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