Men on Men: Best New Gay Fiction

Men on Men Best New Gay Fiction are Books Unfortunately dated now in both style and substance this set of short fiction does have significant contributions from some current stars of gay

Men on Men: Best New Gay Fiction are Books Unfortunately dated now in both style and substance, this 1986 set of short fiction does have significant contributions from some current stars of gay fiction: primarily Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano, Dennis Cooper, and Edmund White. As such, the value is primarily historical and it is interesting to consider how these authors have evolved in the succeeding 35 years. It is also shocking that many of the included authors died of AIDS shortly after the publication of the book so in some cases this is their only published work. . TODAY S BEST GAY FICTIONThis extraordinary collection gathers together the most popular and gifted voices in gay fiction today Compiled from work in progress and originals written especially for this collection, as well as previously published fiction, these brilliant stories come from such renowned writers as Robert Ferro, Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano and Edmund White TODAY S BEST GAY FICTIONThis extraordinary collection gathers together the most popular and gifted voices in gay fiction today Compiled from work in progress and originals written especially for this collection, as well as previously published fiction, these brilliant stories come from such renowned writers as Robert Ferro, Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano and Edmund White from such bright rising talents as Dennis Cooper, John Fox and Robert Gl ck and from some remarkable newcomers, including C.F Borgman, Kevin Killian and Wallace Parr.Told from a variety of perspectives, these eighteen pieces examine the troubling questions that most concern gay men and all of us Is romance still possible What are the ties that bind individuals in the face of adversity or death And what can our desires teach us about our weaknesses and strengths At once a lyrical, humorous and realistic portrait of contemporary gay sensibilities, Men On Men is a wonderful introduction to the latest works by America s top and up and coming gay writers.Description from back cover. Bestseller Book Men on Men: Best New Gay Fiction All is well-written.

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  1. George Stambolian Ethan Mordden Felice Picano Edmund White Richard Umans C.F. Borgman Patrick Hoctel Sam D'Allesandro

    American educator, writer, and editor of Armenian descent He was a key figure in the early gay literary movement that came out of New York during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Men on Men: Best New Gay Fiction Comment

  1. Unfortunately dated now in both style and substance, this 1986 set of short fiction does have significant contributions from some current stars of gay fiction primarily Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano, Dennis Cooper, and Edmund White As such, the value is primarily historical and it is interesting to consider how these authors have evolved in the succeeding 35 years It is also shocking that many of the included authors died of AIDS shortly after the publication of the book so in some cases this i [...]



  2. A solid if fairly narrow collection of perspectives and voices The good ones really capture a moment in time of transition for gay men, that murky time before HIV AIDS was a full blown crisis but people knew something was wrong, like a monster lurking under the bed Stand outs include White s Oracle and Holleran s Friends at Evening expectedly , as well as Patrick Hoctel s Bad Pictures , Bruce Boone s David s Charm and Robert Gluck s Sex Story Worth a read if you stumble upon a copy.


  3. Not as good as subsequent volumes in this series A handful of standout stories with great writing and emotional depth Felice Picano, Ethan Mordden, Robert Ferro interspersed with the bleak and perverse What do I mean by perverse Nothing homophobic about it, I simply don t want to read about feces play during sex, OK




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