Book List in Order:13 titles

  • Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. "Since the late 1960s, Jonathan Strong has been writing quietly brilliant novels that bring ordinary people to life with extraordinary care...The most recent addition to his impressive body of work is QUIT THE RACE, the stor...


  • The judge's house contains mysteries unknown to Lawrence and Nancy Huggins, who have moved in next door. Reassigned to a small-town branch of his Chicago bank, manager Lawrence and pediatrician Nancy find themselves the sole African American professi...


  • Fiction. Christopher Parish, a former high school history teacher, confronts the Balkanization of his once settled life. As he works to created a Serb-Croatian-Slovene historical atlas for an online site his personal life begins to resemble the the c...


  • Fiction. LGBT Studies. MORE LIGHT is a musical fantasia, in major and minor keys, of the generations at a crossroads and how the stories within our stories weave about us as we grow and change and remember. Iva Sturtevant, a soprano of some repute in...


  • Fiction. LGBT Studies. In a small midwestern college town everyone seems to be making art--writing poems, composing sound collages, welding auto parts, performing Shakespeare with computer graphics, and even constructing an imaginary island in an att...


  • DRAWN FROM LIFE traces the erotic and aesthetic development of a Midwestern painter--from a childhood fascination with both 1940s cars and the bodies of other boys, through an unhappily extended sojourn on the East Coast, to the inheriting of his gra...


  • As fine a portrait of late adolescence as any in recent years," said Richard Locke in The New York Times. "Like a solid, modest but finely structured piece of chamber music. an unmodish, underplayed novel that makes you sit up and smile....


  • In a Massachusetts mill town in the early 1960s, an elderly teacher --a refugee from wartime Spain and Germany--runs her car off the road one afternoon and is killed. For four of her young students on the cusp of gay manhood, the shock waves of the e...


  • Linc and Izzy, sweethearts since junior high yet still unmarried, find themselves decades later with three sons, a dog, and a bungalow in a suburban backwater of Chicago. Now adolescence is about to strike their eldest, who has been directing his bro...






  • Sam Lara's family owned a mill, and Otis Gable's father was a handyman, and the two boys were the entire fifth grade in their village school. Sam, wild and rebellious, left home at eighteen to explore the world beyond, while Otis took up hammer and w...



  • One of the finest writers of his generation tells a story of youthful passion and adult responsibility and of quiet yearnings toward love and art. There are two mysteries in Jonathan Strong’s Elsewhere. In a working-class town near a large city, a ...


    • / General Fiction
    • Buy Buy

    The Haunts Of His Youth are the Midwest and the Sixties when sex, of all sorts, became easier but love only more confusing. A shorter edition was published in 1969 as Tike and Five Stories. The New York Times said it had the immediacy, charm, and bel...