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Bloomsbury, 2010 - Middle-aged gay men - 196 pages
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In this collection which features 'Chaos', a novella, and short stories, Edmund White explores different aspects of ageing, romance and sex with an unsparing look at gay midlife.

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User Review  - BrianEWilliams - LibraryThing

A mixed bag in terms of quality. "A Good Sport" and "Give It Up for Billy" are the best of the lot. "Chaos" is so-so: it could be editted down to half its length without any harm. "Record Time" would be for hard core White fans. Read full review

Chaos: A Novella and Stories

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White's first collection of short fiction in over a decade is a somewhat skimpy, almost slight affair, offering one novella and three stories, but the writing is generally sophisticated and sharply ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Author Edmund White was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 13, 1940. He majored in Chinese at the University of Michigan. Before spending a year in Rome, he worked for Time-Life Books from 1962 until 1970. Upon his return, he became an editor for The Saturday Review and Horizon. He lived in France from 1983 until 1990. His works have chronicled gay life with such books as A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, and The Farewell Symphony.

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