Category: Gay Lit

Thoughts: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 24 A Streetcar Named Desire is my first experience with Tennessee Williams.  Going into this work, I knew very little about it and I knew very little about the writer. … Continue Reading “Thoughts: A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams”

Thoughts: Orlando by Virginia Woolf

Orlando: A Biography by Virginia Woolf Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 5 Orlando is Virginia Woolf’s sixth major work and was written in a year, between To the Lighthouse and The Waves. It is an epic novel and historical biography which follows… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Orlando by Virginia Woolf”

Review: These Things Happen by Richard Kramer

These Things Happen by Richard Kramer Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 53 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) These Things Happen opens with the main character, Wesley, and his best friend, Theo.  Both of these young men,… Continue Reading “Review: These Things Happen by Richard Kramer”

Review: Jack Holmes and His Friend by Edmund White (The Green Carnation Prize)

This is Book #1 for our Green Carnation Prize reading project.  For more information on the project and on the Green Carnation Prize itself, please visit This Post. About the Book: Format: Hardcover Published: January 1st, 2012 Publisher: Bloomsbury UK Description: “Jack Holmes and… Continue Reading “Review: Jack Holmes and His Friend by Edmund White (The Green Carnation Prize)”

The Green Carnation Reading Project

Hello, Readers! I wanted to share some information about The Green Carnation Prize.  This might be of particular interest to those who participated in last month’s “Literary Others” reading event.  I’m also working with a group of book bloggers on a “Green Carnation Project.” … Continue Reading “The Green Carnation Reading Project”