Winner of the Man Booker Prize, Marlon James combines masterful storytelling with his unrivaled skill at characterization and his meticulous eye for detail to forge a novel of dazzling ambition and scope. Skip to main content. Dream Team. And off to the library I go…. Archived from the original on February 11, Pittsburgh, PA:
In his controversial satire Myra BreckinridgeGore Vidal explored the mutability of gender-roles and sexual-orientation as being social constructs established by social mores making the eponymous heroine a transsexual waging a "war against gender roles".
More Buying Choices. A Bibliography. The Horn Book Magazine. In a tale both sweepingly epic and intensely personal, Kalanthe and Olsa fight to maintain their newfound independence and to find their way back to each other.
Michael Bronski points out that "gay-male-themed books received greater critical attention than lesbian ones" and that "writers such as Gore Vidal were accepted as important American writers, even when they received attacks from homophobic critics.