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Grove Press, 1978 - Fiction - 363 pages
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Larry Kramer's Faggots has been in print since its original publication in 1978 and has become one of the best-selling novels about gay life ever written. The book is a fierce satire of the gay ghetto and a touching story of one man's desperate search for love there, and reading it today is a fascinating look at how much, and how little, has changed.

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User Review  - Yuri - Goodreads

A corageous book for its time, it left me somewhat untouched throughout most of it, even though I was aware of this as a very faithful document of homosexuality in the pre-AIDS days. The ending ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christopher Barnes - Goodreads

Necessary for the same reason as White. Hard to read, but dead-on in a lot of ways. Hopefully satirizing the kind of emptiness we're moving away from, not towards. Read full review

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About the author (1978)

Larry Kramer, the founder and former chairman and CEO of MarketWatch, Inc., is currently an adjunct professor of media management at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. Over the course of his career, he has been a senior adviser at Polaris Venture Partners, a venture capital firm, and served as the first president of CBS Digital Media. He currently serves on the board of directors of sev-eral media and technology companies, including Discovery, American Media, and Answers.com, and is an advisor to tech and digital startups such as JibJab, Newser, Crossborders.tv, and others. Kramer also spent more than twenty years as a reporter and editor at the San Francisco Examiner, the Washington Post, and the Trenton Times. He divides his time between Tiburon, California, and New York City.

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