Category: GLBT

Brief Thoughts: 3 Texts on Literary Theory

How to Read Literature like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster YTD: 07 Goodreads Summary: What does it mean when a fictional hero takes a journey? Shares a meal? Gets drenched in a sudden rain shower? Often, there is much more going on in… Continue Reading “Brief Thoughts: 3 Texts on Literary Theory”

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: 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”

Review: Vintage: A Ghost Story by Steve Berman (#OthersLitLGBT)

Vintage: A Ghost Story by Steve Berman Final Verdict: 3.25 out of 4.0 YTD: 50 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. The premise of Berman’s Vintage is just a bit silly.  The main character, an un-named 17-year-old boy, runs away from home… Continue Reading “Review: Vintage: A Ghost Story by Steve Berman (#OthersLitLGBT)”

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