Faggots

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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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Hard to read, but dead-on in a lot of ways. - Goodreads
Good research material. - Goodreads
Larry Kramer's later writing is so much better. - Goodreads
I'm not certain there was a plot. - Goodreads

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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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Public Sex/gay Space
William Leap
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About the author (1978)

Larry Kramer is an award-winning playwright and author and a celebrated public-health and gay-rights advocate. A pioneering AIDS activist, he cofounded the Gay Men s Health Crisis in 1982 and founded ACT UP in 1987. Kramer has won numerous awards for his plays and in 2013 was named a Master American Dramatist by the PEN/Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater. In 2014, the HBO adaptation of his play "The Normal Heart "won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

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