“Clever, chilling, and beautifully paced; a study of inner corrosion that Patricia Highsmith herself could not have done better.” -- The Times (London)
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The semi-autobiographical Accidental Warlocks leads you through an addictive world of sex, drugs, and the esoteric, as a young gay man Jeff struggles to overcome temptation and the damnation that living a life on the edge of the numinous world can bring. Raised by a Bohemian mother who is mindful of Fate and Tarot cards, Jeff's homosexuality is neither a disappointment nor a surprise.
When Kyle Ross' mother moves him and his brothers from a swanky Dallas suburb to a rural Tennessee town, he thinks his life is over. Not only does he find it difficult to fit in, Kyle isn't sure he wants to. Grappling with his sexuality while trying to cope with the effects of his mother's mid-life crisis has him confused, exhausted, and looking for an escape.
Ruby Schmidt has the talent, the drive, even the guts to enroll in art school, leaving behind her childhood home and the beau she always expected to marry. Her life at the Academy seems heavenly at first, but she soon learns that societal norms in the East are as restrictive as those back home in West Texas.
In 1988, before her senior year of high school, Nina and her best friend spend the summer alone on Cape Cod. Nina has grown up with her ailing grandmother--and she yearns for the chance of a deeper connection. When she enrolls in an acting course, she soon finds romance with Sarah, one of the teaching assistants.
Sketchtasy takes place in that late-night moment when everything comes together, and everything falls apart--it's an urgent, glittering, devastating novel about the perils of queer world-making in the mid-'90s.
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Previously published as Murder Games
Mystery lovers everywhere are addicted to Donna Leon's ever-honorable Commissario Guido Brunetti and her portrayal of Venice's beautiful but sinister byways and canals. In Willful Behavior, Brunetti is approached for a favor by one of his wife's students.
All Detective Heath Barrington and his partner, Alan Keyes, want is to get away for a weekend of romance, but they find murder instead when a missing tie leads them to the body of the peculiar Victor Blount, and Heath can't resist the urge to investigate. Who killed Blount, and why?
“An unabashed tale that does not pull punches and looks at love’s underside…This breathless story should only be read in one sitting. It hits hard and never lets up. Terse, brusque, etched on one’s inner thigh with an old serrated knife.” —André Aciman, author of Call Me by Your Name
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“A novel so honest, poetic, and tough that it makes you reexamine what it means to love and to hurt.” — O, The Oprah Magazine
“The communal howl of three young brothers sustains this sprint of a novel . . .$16.00ISBN: 9780802128270Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grove Press - August 21st, 2018
First published in France in 1949, The Thief's Journal is Jean Genet's iconic work of autobiographical fiction. This new edition brings his legendary genius to future generations of readers, with an introduction by Genet's great admirer, Patti Smith.