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Bibliophile | ‘A Saint from Texas’ challenges class, sexuality & power

A Saint from Texas by Edmund White Bloomsbury Yvonne (pronounced Why-von in Texas) and Yvette (pronounced Why-vet) Crawford are twin sisters born in Ranger, Texas – once the oil capital of America before the wells ran dry in the 1930s. Their mother died in the 1950s and their father had millions in oil money in […]

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Bibliophile: Edmund White’s ‘Our Young Man’

Our Young Man by Edmund White Bloomsbury Edmund White is a legend in GLBTI fiction and nonfiction writing. He wrote ‘The Joy of Gay Sex’ with Charles Silverstein in 1977 and has explored gay life in New York in his famous trilogy. Largely autobiographical, ‘Boys Own Story’ relates a young boy’s sexual awakening; ‘The Beautiful […]

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