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, World - North America,

Order this book online - this link leads to our secure order website which will indicate how long the book will take to order.

(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

Rat Bohemia

by Sarah Schulman
£12.99   paperback  Arsenal Pulp Press (2008)

Rat Bohemia by Sarah Schulman Winner, Ferro-Grumley Award for Women's Fiction.
 
Written from the epicentre of the AIDS crisis in the 1990s, Rat Bohemia is a bold, achingly honest story set in the "rat bohemia" of New York City, whose huddled masses include gay men and lesbians who bond with one another in the wake of loss.
 
Navigating the currents of the city is Rita Mae Weems, a rat exterminator who holds the optimism of all true bohemians - those who stand outside of the prevailing social apparatus.
 
Inspired by A Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel Defoe, Rat Bohemia is an expanive novel about coping with loss and healing the wounds of the past by reinventing oneself in the city.
 
Rat Bohemia was named one of the "100 Best Gay and Lesbian Novels of All Time" by The Publishing Triangle.
 
Includes a new introduction by the author.

ISBN 13: 9781551522357 | ISBN 10: 1551522357