American Voyeur: Dispatches From the Far Reaches of Modern Life (Google eBook)
BENOIT DENIZET-LEWIS, one of the most perceptive and interesting journalists writing today, takes us into some unusual precincts of American society in American Voyeur.
Denizet-Lewis made news with his New York Times Magazine cover story "Double Lives on the Down Low," included here, which ignited a firestorm by revealing a subculture of African-American men who have sex with other men but who don’t consider themselves gay. In American Voyeur, he also takes us inside a summer camp for pro-life teenagers, a New Hampshire town where two young brothers committed suicide, a social group for lipstick lesbians, a middle school where a girl secretly lives as a boy, a college where fraternity boys face the daunting prospect of sobriety, a state where legally married young gay men are turning out to be more like their parents than anyone might have suspected, a high school where dating has been replaced by "hooking up," and other intersections of youth culture and sexuality. Peer behind the curtain of modern American life with this remarkable collection.
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Review: American Voyeur: Dispatches From the Far Reaches of Modern LifeUser Review - Nyskier - Goodreads
Very interesting series of essays on everything from Christian teen camps to Lipstick Lesbians. Fascinating! Read full review
Review: American Voyeur: Dispatches From the Far Reaches of Modern LifeUser Review - Allison - Goodreads
I didn't realize that this book would focus so much on the experience of the homosexual man in early 2000's America. Not that I don't find this POV interesting, but a significant chunk of the book ... Read full review
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God Is Rad
Whatever Happened to Teen Romance?
Trouble in Paradise
The War on Frat Culture
Whats in a Street Name?
Double Lives on the Down Low
Get Out of My Closet
The Newlywed Gays