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Castle Faggot

by Derek McCormack, afterword by Dennis Cooper & Zac Farley
edition: Paperback
tagged: gay

A dark satire about an amusement park more deranged than anything Disney could imagine: a playland for gay men called Faggotland.

Castle Faggot is Derek McCormack's darkest and most delicious book yet, a satire of sugary cereals and Saturday morning cartoons set in an amusement park more deranged than anything Disney dreamed up. At the heart of the …

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Cam & Beau

by Maria Cichosz
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, gay

Cam and Beau are best friends, roommates, and massive potheads. Life is sweet, except for one crucial thing: Cam will never get up the nerve to tell Beau Larky he's in love with him. Cam is a man of thought, not action, and would rather linger in doubt than risk losing the friendship. That is, until the mysterious and unwelcome involvement of a mut …

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To Refrain From Embracing

by Luscombe Jeffrey
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, gay

From the backdrop of an impoverished steel-working community in working class Hamilton Ontario in the 1970's, To Refrain From Embracing follows the trials faced by a small family after a suicide-attempt results in 38-year-old veteran Ted being checked into the Hamilton Psychiatric Hospital. His wife Gloria struggles with family finances and growing …

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This Cleaving and This Burning

by J.A. Wainwright
edition: Paperback
tagged: gay, literary

Two unrelated, aspiring writers, born on the same day in the same year to parents with the same first names, grow up together and eventually gain national prominence as authors. As the years pass, the complex sexual identities of Miller Sark and Hal Pierce undermine their intense private relationship, inflicting damage that cannot be undone by the …

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After Elias

by Eddy Boudel Tan
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, gay, non-classifiable

A modern queer tragedy about a pilot's last words, an interrupted celebration, and the fear of losing everything.
“Utterly engrossing. Coen is a hero for our era, darkly struggling amid the aftershocks of loss, but doing so with dignity, humanity, and passion.” — Timothy Taylor, author of The Rule of Stephens

When the airplane piloted by Elia …

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You Will Love What You Have Killed

by Kevin Lambert
edition: Paperback
tagged: literary, gay

Faldistoire’s grandfather thinks he’s a ghost. Sylvie’s mother reads tarot and summons stormclouds to mete her witch’s justice. Behind his Dad of the Year demeanour, Sébastien’s father hides dark designs. It’s Croustine’s grandfather who makes the boy a pair of slippers from the dead family dog, but it’s his father, the cannily-nam …

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DR SAD

by David Bateman
edition: Paperback
tagged: gay, canadian

Stephen is middle-aged. He’s gay. He’s content, except when he isn’t. Stephen is a teacher. He’s a poet. He has a new teaching job in Kamloops, BC. Stephen has HIV.

DR SAD is the story of one man’s journey across Canada and through his diagnosis. It is the story of the distance between queer urban spaces and a small campus in a small city …

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Lion's Head Revisited

A Dan Sharp Mystery

by Jeffrey Round
edition: eBook
tagged: private investigators, gay

A case brings PI Dan Sharp to the northern Ontario wilderness, where he has to face his own dark past.

When a four-year-old autistic boy disappears on a camping trip, his mother is reluctant to involve the police. Instead, she calls in private investigator Dan Sharp after a ransom demand arrives.

On investigating, Dan learns there are plenty of peop …

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