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How Has Queer YA Addressed HIV/AIDS?

The first YA book to deal with HIV/AIDS was M. E. Kerr’s Night Kites. Published in 1986, the novel features a teenage protagonist whose older brother is sick with AIDS-related illnesses. As Christine Jenkins and Michael Cart point out, this novel did not inspire a trend: HIV/AIDS “would receive... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-25 09:48:43 UTC ]
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Lockdown diary: the literary editor

I was in Paris when Covid-19 became a reality. It was the weekend of 21st February and I was there for a quick family reunion: my older brother was in the French capital on a work trip, my parents had taken a train from our hometown of Turin, Italy, and I had joined them from London on the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 17:57:13 UTC ]
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Lockdown diary: the literary editor

I was in Paris when Covid-19 became a reality. It was the weekend of 21st February and I was there for a quick family reunion: my older brother was in the French capital on a work trip, my parents had taken a train from our hometown of Turin, Italy, and I had joined them from London on the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-26 04:20:12 UTC ]
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Uber Can Go Fuck Itself

The Older Brother in Mahir Guven’s debut novel drives for a ride-sharing service in Paris while his Syrian-born father is an old-school taxi driver. Their Uber politics conflict is further sullied by their religious divergence. Into this, Guven adds a Younger Brother, a talented nurse who could... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-08 11:00:58 UTC ]
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Kestrel memoir to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has signed a memoir from Richard Hines, whose experiences training kestrels as a boy inspired his brother Barry's 1968 novel, A Kestrel for a Knave. Hines grew up in Hoyland Common, a mining village in south Yorkshire, close to the ruins of Tankersley Hall where he discovered nesting... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: The Undertaking of Lily Chen

In The Undertaking of Lily Chen by Danica Novgorodoff, Deshi, a young man struggling to make a life for himself in rural China, accidentally kills his older brother in a fight. His parents send him, according to ancient Chinese tradition, on a journey to find an unwed female corpse to... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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