Category: Literary Others Event

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)”

Guest Post: Reading Through Life (#OthersLitLGBT)

Carina is a 20-something teacher from Toronto, currently living and working in Abu Dhabi. She blogs over at Reading Through Life, mostly reviewing what she reads and discussing other book-related things. She “came out” for the first time at 14, and has never looked… Continue Reading “Guest Post: Reading Through Life (#OthersLitLGBT)”

Review: The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst (#OthersLitLGBT)

The Swimming Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 45 The Swimming-Pool Library is somehow both more and less than it would first appear.  Its main character, William Beckwith, is a wealthy, privileged young man – an inheritor of… Continue Reading “Review: The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst (#OthersLitLGBT)”

Guest Post: Kathe Koja, Author of Under the Poppy! (#OthersLitLGBT)

Ladies & Gents: I am pleased to introduce to you the incredibly interesting, devastatingly talented, wholly terrific author of my favorite read of 2011, Kathe Koja! Kathe is here today to celebrate The Literary Others and to talk a bit about her book, Under the Poppy; more… Continue Reading “Guest Post: Kathe Koja, Author of Under the Poppy! (#OthersLitLGBT)”


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