Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
news from nowhere
Liverpool's Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit · a worker's co-operative · committed to social change
Search for & order any book in print:
(goes to our order website)
This book appears in the following booklists

in categories:Fiction, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuality & Transgender,

Order this book online - this link leads to our secure order website which will indicate how long the book will take to order (if it's not in stock here in the shop).

(Availability of '24-48 hours' means our wholesaler has stock - we place orders 2-3 times a week & receive the books next day.)

(Availability of '7-10 days' or 'Special Order' means we order direct from the publisher - order times vary, many supply within 10 days.)

Phone us: 0151 708 7270

enquire about this book

Mail order, postage & payment information

more about ordering books

Chaos

by Edmund White
£8.99   paperback  Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (2010)

Chaos by Edmund White At once hilarious, sexy and heartbreaking, Chaos is a new novella and collection of short stories from hugely acclaimed writer Edmund White.
 
What happens when a life implodes? When a respected older man, a product of the liberated 1970s, is incapable of cleaning up his act for the twenty-first century? When he pursues sex with a rabidity his body and his reputation can no longer sustain?
 
In this collection, which features two new, previously unpublished stories, Edmund White explores different aspects of ageing, romance and sex. Taking an unsparing look at gay midlife, these stories are not fiction devoted to the dim splendours and miseries of the past but rather to the unsettling, irresistible claims of the present. Age remains one of the great taboos of gay culture, but Edmund White, as iconoclastic as ever, writes about maturity with the same precision and insight he brought to adolescence in A Boy’s Own Story.
 
Edmund White has always been the ideal travelling companion, as he demonstrated in The Flâneur; here, he invites the reader to accompany him to Florida, the Greek Isles, and Turkey – and into the chaotic gay demimonde of contemporary New York.

ISBN 13: 9781408803899 | ISBN 10: 1408803895

For mail-order we charge postage at actual cost, at current Royal Mail rates by parcel weight and size