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Nov.26.1998
Gays having kids with all the usual problems, plus a few special ones.
ONLY THE GOOD PARTS
Aug.08.1998
A novel in e-mails, letters, and faxes that tells the story of a gay father who has sired a child with a lesbian mother. Tensions abound between the various partners. REVIEWS: Only the Good Parts is written following the rather old-fashioned technique of presenting letters between the characters. What modernizes this rather formal, dispassionate and emotionally distancing...
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Mar.19.1996
Superfag, a son of Zeus, is sent by his heavenly father to rid the world of homophobia. Good luck!
FROM VIOLENT MEN
Feb.13.1983
A fictional account, set in San Francisco, of an attempt to assassinate the assassin of a gay Supervisor REVIEWS:       "An excellent book."                                         — Herb Caen                                              "A  tense drama around a small group of gay men who plot  to murder a Dan White-like character while he is in prison....
AMONG THE CARNIVORES
Mar.03.1979
An openly gay professor in the mid-1970s encounters hostile forces at a university in Fresno. “Sometimes I think novels can be divided into two types; the quick and the dead. This one is in the former category: it is brilliantly and bitterly alive.”     — Richard Hall, The Advocate
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Jun.21.1971
A man arrested by a Vice Squad cop decides to get revenge when he gets out of prison. This was the first angry gay protest novel (Putnam, 1971). REVIEWS: Something You Do in the Dark  . . . is a real novel, not a political tract. It deals convincingly and powerfully with the persecution of a minority, but it tells the story of an individual, not a representative martyr. Its hero...
DROPPING NAMES: Memoirs
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A gay man has sired a baby with a lesbian couple and imagines how he will turn out, in different theatrical styles.
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LIST AND DESCRIPTION PLAYS by DANIEL CURZON                (all scripts are copyrighted) Most are in COLLECTED PLAYS OF DANIEL CURZON) (Amazon.com)   1. METER MAIDS IN FLAMES — Ever feel that you can’t take one more minute from your best friend, your family, your better half? Sometimes you just snap. Mood: Drama with lots of comedy  Characters: Shelby the male, Shelby the female...
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Short stories that were in the forefront of the gay literary movement, showing gays as human beings, not monsters, and yet not whitewashing their flaws. First published in 1978.
THE MISADVENTURES OF TIM McPICK
Young Tim sets off to find the Meaning of Life and meets various weirdos along the way. (The original title was A Queer Comedy.)
THE WORLD CAN BREAK YOUR HEART
The life of a man growing up gay in Catholic, working class Detroit