« Two David Hockney Shows in New York Until December 24 | Main | Canada Nominates Gay 20 Year-Old's Gay Movie for Foreign Oscar »

October 15, 2009

Comments

Dean Van de Motter

Thanks for the intelligent review. City Boy is, of course, an excellent book. I like your line: "...simultaneously chatty and serious." Exactly right.

Cynthia Dunn

Logan and I are reading City Boy right now so I'm not reading your review yet but I was amazed that Bowen was one of his favorites. I've never heard of Rosamund Lehman or Henry Green but I must find Nothing immediately. Oy, more for the list.

Alejandro

In the middle of this myself.

I always find myself surprised by how seductive White's autobiographical writing is. I feel immediately at ease and comfortable and unaware that something moving and profound will eventually hit me. It always strikes a chord in me (as did My Lives and his great trilogy of autobiographical novels, particularly the final one The Farewell Symphony).

I recently realized I've been reading White for 20 years, which is as long as I've been out and as long as I've been writing.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Most Recent Photos

  • Marriagethousand
  • Blackpeng
  • Queerthreads
  • Meanwhileelse
  • 57bus
  • Nutter
  • Soloway
  • Sketchtasy
  • Maggie
  • Newnegro
  • Patel
  • Running