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Called "consistently outstanding" by the Lambda Book Review and cited for "glorious approaches to gay male sexual writing, " by the Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review, Richard Labonte's Best Gay Erotica series sets and raises the bar in the 2012 volume. Gathering the hottest, freshest, and most literary fiction for the year, Best Gay Erotica 2012 captures the tenderness and ra ...more
Paperback, 242 pages
Published December 6th 2011 by Cleis Press (first published December 1st 2011)
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Jan 06, 2012 Fangtasia rated it it was amazing
Ok, let's start from the beginning:

The Cover: O. M. G. The Cover… I finished reading the book and kept it with me, just so I could occasionally take a look at the cover. You know, for inspiration. Come on, look at it. Don’t you agree with me that there is nothing you can’t forget, nothing that can bother you, after looking at that cover for thirty seconds? Yes, I know you agree. Either that or you are blind as a bat.

The Foreword by the Editor, Richard Labonté, and the Introduction by Larry Duple
Mar 10, 2012 Gerhard rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012, short-stories
I love Labonte's anthologies, which are a delicious indulgence. He has an eye for good talent, and the reader can be guaranteed a literary smorgasbord of creative, believable writing. This has to be one of Labonte's strongest collections to date -- interestingly, one of the seedier gems is penned by a female writer. Writing good sex scenes is not easy, let alone gay scenes. A lot of aspirant writers make the mistake of thinking that gay sex is just about 'love truncheons' and/or 'man holes'. Thi ...more
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