WHITE, EDMUND (1940- )
American novelist, memoirist, and an essayist on literary and social topics. Much of his writing is on the theme of same-sex love. His books include The Joy of Gay Sex; his trilogy of semi-autobiographic novels: A Boy’s Own s/tory, The Beautiful Room Is Empty, The Farewell Symphony, as well as a biography of Jean Genet.
SIGNED FIRST EDITION – Our Young Man. Bloomsbury, 2016, 282 pages. Hardbound with original dustjacket. Includes a signed and dated bookmark from Three Lives & Company, New York.
NOTE BENE: we have two signed first editions of this work.
So funny — it’s really one of White’s best — full of life, and so nasty – Andrew Holleran.
The contemporary American writer I reread more than any other, and the one whose next book I look forward to reading most – John Irving.