by James Baldwin
A bold and beautiful expression of same-sex desire about an American man in Paris obsessed with an Italian bartender and grappling with his sexuality.
Walking Through Clear Water In a Pool Painted Black
by Cookie Mueller
Hilarious short stories by a personal hero; from starring in John Waters films to partying with Andy Warhol to accidentally burning her friend’s house down. Someone once said Cookie couldn’t leave the house to buy milk without something wild happening to her. This book proves that’s true.
The Waterfront Journals
by David Wojnarowicz
New Yorker Wojnarowicz was one of the most powerful literary voices to come out of the Eighties Aids crisis. Here are his poetic and head-spinning vignettes of life on the road, hustling and cruising across America. To really understand his power, watch him on YouTube. His voice is amazing.