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    Lit Snax: 2.10.22

    High-Risk Homosexual: A Memoir by Edgar Gomez

    Gomez has done the near-impossible: written a queer coming of age tale that feels entirely fresh and unique. Not only does his prose sparkle with the sort of deliciously dry wit that can’t be bought or taught, but it also displays a level of insight that is highly unusual for such a young author.

    Faux Queen: A Life in Drag by Monique Jenkinson

    Alternating between vivid descriptions of outrageous performances and whip-smart analysis, Jenkinson makes San Francisco’s drag scene come alive in this engaging tale of artistic flowering. That she’s a female-type-person makes her story atypical and all-the-more fascinating.

    Recitatif: A Story by Toni Morrison

    The great Toni Morrison’s one and only short story! This brief yet elegant narrative follows two women over the course of decades. One woman is Black and the other is white, but Morrison purposefully refuses to tell the reader which woman is which.

    Published on February 10, 2022