Justin Torres is a literary wunderkind of sorts, but despite the buzzy accolades, the queer scribe is still humbly bewildered by the success of a book by a gay brown author -- especially his very own.
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Every week, Sergio, our resident chancludo, will turn a critical eye on political shenanigans, and current issues and events with his chancla firmly in hand.
With time running out until Christmas, we thought we'd share some of our favorite reads from the past year. Great books make great gifts.
Novels and memoirs about the damages of childhood beg to become tear-jerking orgies. What kept me reading was Torres' dry-eyed control over his material. Edited with obsessive care, he hasn't allowed that to happen.
We the Animals is a book that defies categorization and both laughs at and forgives our need to attach labels to its content, for the content is a shape-shifting many-headed furious god of love.
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