New Releases from Stonewall
Drama Queen: A Gay Man's Guide to An Uncomplicated Life by Patrick
Price, St. Martin's Griffin, trade paperback, $12.95, 0-312-26905-6
From the author
of the best-selling Husband
Hunting Made Easy comes a revelatory look at the role of drama
in a gay man's life. For everyone who has ever suffered from an
excess of drama or suffered with an overly dramatic queen in
their life Drama Queen is necessity: a friendly guide
to understanding, identifying the causes, and getting the heck over
drama. Fast, funny, deadly accurate and more than a little bit serious.
One Dead Drag Queen: A Tom & Scott Mystery by Mark Richard Zubro,
Stonewall Inn Mysteries, trade paperback, $12.95, 0-312-27702-4
latest in Zubro's Lambda Literary Award winning series finds Tom Mason
one of the victim's in the bombing of a local health clinic, leaving
his lover professional baseball player Scott Carpenter to take over
the sleuthing reins.
Sex and Murder.com: A Paul Turner Mystery by Mark Richard Zubro, St.
Martin's Minotaur, cloth, $23.95, 0-312-26683-9
Lenzati, CEO of Chicago's answer to Microsoft, is brutally murdered.
With a suspect list only slightly shorter than the phone book, openly
gay Chicago Police Detective Paul Turner has the powers-that-be breathing
down his neck for a quick resolution while the murderer has only just
Dancing with the Demons: The Authorized Biography of Dusty Springfield
by Penny Valentine and Vicki Wickham, St.Martin's Press, hardcover, $24.95,
tragic truth behind one of the great female pop icons sexual
confusion, struggles with drugs and alcohol, and ultimately a battle
with cancer. Intimate and engrossing, this is the first authorized biography.
Dirty Pictures: Tom of Finland, Masculinity, and Homosexuality by
Micha Ramakers, Stonewall Inn Editions, trade paperback, $16.95, 0-312-27694-X
groundbreaking study of the art of Touko Laaksonen, better known as
Tom of Finland, Micha Ramakers explores the incredible and defining
impact Tom's work has had upon the culture at large. Lavishily illustrated
with drawings and photographs.
The Girls: Sappho Goes to Hollywood by Diana McLellan, LA Weekly Books/St.
Martin's Griffin, trade paperback, $16.95, 0-312-28320-2
account of the lives of Hollywood's most glamorous and uninhibited goddesses
from Marlene Dietrich, Greta Garbo, Mercedes de Acosta, Salka
Viertel and others.
juicy chronicle of sexual and political intrigue within golden age Hollywood's
not-very-closeted lesbian crowd."
Chicken Asylum: An Alex Reynolds Mystery by Fred Hunter, St.
Martin's Minotaur, hardcover, $23.95, 0-312-27117-4
Reynolds, his lover Peter, and his mother Jean are more than inconvenienced
when the CIA stashes an 18 year old gay Iraqi defector in their suburban
Half-Moon Scar by Allison
Green, Stonewall Inn Editions, trade paperback, $13.95, 0-312-28253-2
a thirty-something lesbian, returns to her hometown and is reunited
with her old high school crush Gina and her old friend Gavin. As the
past begins to creep into the present, Amy tries to reconcile her attraction
to Gina and her complicated history with Gavin.
National Nancies: An Alex Reynolds Mystery by Fred Hunter, Stonewall
Inn Mysteries, trade paperback, $12.95, 0-312-27699-0
Reynolds and his lvoer Peter Livesay are volunteers for a liberal senatorial
candidate when the daily phoned-in bomb threats turn into deadly action
that threatens the lives of everyone.
Beach by David Morgan, St. Martin's Griffin, trade paperback, $19.95,
Morgan, in a series of remarkable photographs, records the young male
animal in the rituals of fun, sun, and play at the beach. Introductory
story by Ernesto Mestre-Reed.
Troublemaker by Brian
Pera, Stonewall Inn Editions, trade paperback, $12.95, 0-312-27708-3
work of gritty lyricism and disturbing intensity."
is a twenty-something drifter trying to find his way in life. Finding
himself on the streets, he tries and fails to make it as a hustler and
kept boy in New York City, eventually ending up in Colorado Springs
in pursuit of a man he barely knows.
A Summer's House by Eric Gabriel Lehman, Stonewall Inn Editions, trade
paperback, $13.95, 0-312-27707-5
series of textured characters inhabit the twilit world of Lehman's tryptich."
New York Blade
focuses on three characters searching for a place where they belong:
Raymond, an overly cerebral 17-year-old struggling with his own desires,
Jerome, an unrecognized poet obsessed with the woman who threw him out,
and Lester, an uncomfortable suburbanite.
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