‘Barracuda’ by Christos Tsiolkas

“Danny Kelley is born into an Australian working class family from which he longs to escape. It is his need to make something of himself that propels much of the novel, which follows him for about two decades, from 1993 to 2010.”… read more

The Green Carnation Longlist 2010

The Green Carnation Longlist 2010—”a new prize for works of fiction and memoirs by gay men”—was announced last week. We don’t know too much about the award yet, but we’ve sent emails to the chair and will report back soon. The list includes a few well-known Americans—Armistead Maupin, Edmund White and James Hannaham—who are also… read more

Book Buzz: August 2010

Three out gay writers are among the 13 “long list” nominees for the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction: Brit Emma Donoghue for Room, South African Damon Galgut for In a Strange Room, and Aussie Christos Tsiolkas for The Slap.  Emma was a joint winner of the 2008 Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction for… read more