FREE READ ☆ MY-KASPERSKY.CO.UK õ Felice PicanoIt was heartbreaking to discover that one of my favorite gay fiction writers has narcissistic tendencies and thinks way to highly of himself in essence claiming
to be the discoverer of most of 198090s gay culture and even going so far asbe the discoverer of most of 198090s gay culture and even going so far as claim that Gore
Vidal wrote Palimpsest after eading and ejecting Picano s own memoir spoiler alert these memoirs are so drasticallywrote Palimpsest after eading and ejecting Picano s own memoir spoiler alert these memoirs are
so drastically such a claim is blatantly absurd The best thing about this book is certainly the anecdotes WH Auden whendrastically such a claim is blatantly absurd The best thing about this book is certainly the anecdotes WH Auden when by Picano about why he never wrote about being gay esponding Mother no Picano s account of his time involved in gay small. A decade after the Stonewall ebellions a small all gay press named Seahorse began along with Calamus Books and JH Press which all came together to form Gay Presses of New York Gay Presses of New York was not only. ,
Press publishing first with his own SeaHorse press and then with
addition of the collaborative Gay Presses of New York One of theof the collaborative Gay Presses of New York of the
by Dennis Cooper that ead was Safe which was published by GPNY There are uite a few books mentioned in here that I should add to my to Rua read list The accounts of dealing with stores and distributorseminded me of my time as a zine publisher This is also one of those books that got orphaned by the demise of Carrol Graf though it was also subseuently picked up by Basic Books apparently with the same ISBN In his preface Felice Picano claims that the material covered in Art The most successful gay press of its day but the founders had made their move at the ight time and place Gay Presses of New York also played apart in the growth of what is now gay culture consisting of bookstores. Nd Sex in Greenwich Village could have simplyThings By Dennis Cooper That
been used to produce the nth ofused to produce the nth volume of memoirs but he wished it to do something sketch the history of a bygone era and the beginnings of a gay literary press Beneath the The Necessary Art of Persuasion relentless self mythologising and blizzard of name dropping there are hints that this might be the case and perhaps someday the work will hold some minimal value for literary historians an index might have been useful in this case Ultimately however this is an atrociously self indulgent and tiresome wreck of a book Excellent first hand account of the emergence of the gay small press in New York City. Magazines newspapers theater companies and art galleries Many aspects of the arts as they swirled around New York Los Angeles and San Francisco during the 1970s through 1991 were connected to Gay Presses of New Yor.