Book Lovers: Reunion

When my best friend, Helen, went to Paris with her mother, I asked her to bring me back a Paris blue ribbon. Helen’s mother didn’t approve of her daughter’s homosexual friend, so I never got my ribbon. Now, Barry Brennessel has given all of us romantically inclined homosexual boys a ficelle […]… read more

GunnShots: Summer 2010

Bullets . . . DATE WITH A SHEESHA By Anthony Bidulka Insomniac Press ISBN 9781897178904 Paperback, 262 p., $16.95 Was Neil Gupta murdered by Muslim gay bashers in the emirate of Dubai, as his father believes? Or was his death the result of a mythical carpet he was searching for, as private investigator Russell Quant… read more

'The Low Road' and 'I Like it Like That'

In my last column I reviewed Rough Trade, edited by Todd Gregory. That book and the two reviewed here were finalists for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards. The Low Road by James Lear is a seventeenth-century adventure set in a Scotland worthy of Rob Roy with a hard on.  Young Charles has lost his father… read more

'Rough Trade' and 'A Sticky End'

In my first week as Lambda’s male erotica editor I received enough pornography to keep a lonely woodsman happy for an entire winter.  The first one I picked up was A Sticky End, a Mitch Mitchell mystery (great alliteration).  Mitchell is a wealthy doctor out to discover who murdered Bartlett a wealthy married man who’d… read more

21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards

LGBT Anthologies | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more