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Sisters & Brothers: Lesbian and Gay Books for the Nineties: Gay Fiction
Booklists for Adults

Barker, Clive. IMAJICA.
A horror tale by "the twentieth century's Edgar Allan Poe."

Bouldrey, Brian. THE GENIUS OF DESIRE.
A young Catholic comes of age and out of the closet to his family and friends.

Corbin, Steven. A HUNDRED DAYS FROM NOW: A NOVEL.
Conflicts over AIDS arise between a young African-American and his Latino lover.

Harris, E. Lynn. JUST AS I AM: A NOVEL.
An African-American attorney's life with men and his former love, Nicole.

Henderson, William Haywood. NATIVE.
A ranch foreman searches for a soulmate under the Big Sky.

Hollinghurst, Alan. THE FOLDING STAR: A NOVEL.
While searching for a new life in a foreign city, a teacher becomes involved with three very different men.

Huston, Bo. THE LISTENER: A NOVELLA AND FOUR STORIES.
To recover from the death of a friend, a gay teacher retreats to a small coastal town.

Jones, Simmons. SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO HOME.
A returning hometown girl turned princess and a "too-blond" hustler descend on a southern resort town.

Kondoleon, Harry. DIARY OF A LOST BOY: A NOVEL.
A tragicomedy of love and marriage, gay and straight, in New York city.

Merlis, Mark. AMERICAN STUDIES.
A professor recalls his complex relationship with his mentor who was driven to suicide during the McCarthy era.

Michaels, Grant. MASK FOR A DIVA.
Boston hair-dresser/sleuth Stan Kraychik has a bad hair day of opera and murder.

Neale, Jonathan. THE LAUGHTER OF HEROES.
A dying man's friends rally round. Will they realize he'd rather visit Tibet than Disneyland?

Olshan, Joseph. NIGHTSWIMMER: A NOVEL.
The ambiguous death of the love of his life leaves a man puzzled and haunted.

Patrick, Robert. TEMPLE SLAVE.
The famous Cafe Cino in Greenwich Village emerges in this historical novel of the early 1960s.

THE PENGUIN BOOK OF GAY SHORT STORIES.

Reidinger, Paul. GOOD BOYS.
Three college friends -- one gay, two straight -- cross and recross paths as they approach thirtysomething.

Russell, Paul Elliott. SEA OF TRANQUILITY.
The 20 year impact of a gay son on an Apollo astronaut's family.

Warren, Patricia Nell. HARLAN'S RACE.
The long-awaited sequel to "The Front Runner."

WAVES: AN ANTHOLOGY OF NEW GAY FICTION.

Wong, Norman. CULTURAL REVOLUTION: STORIES.
The ambivalence of an American-born Chinese feels for China and his sexuality.

Selected and annotated by Moonyean Carlton and Steve Dunhouse, Adult Services, General Library, Boston Public Library, 1995.