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Blind Items: A (Love) Story

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In this hilarious romp through gay New York, author Matthew Rettenmund once again delivers with acerbic wit, dead-on dialogue, and perfect pop culture references. This time, a lonely magazine editor has fallen for a TV star hunk, who, unfortunately, must remain firmly in the closet or risk his career. Which will win out, true love or shallow fame? Rettenmund answers the qu
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Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 15th 1998 by St. Martin's Press
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Nathan Burgoine
Jan 01, 2013 rated it liked it
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On a train-ride, I enjoy happy gay fluff. Sometimes, the fluff totally surprises me, such as Timothy James Beck's 'He's the One,' and sometimes, it's just enjoyable fluff, like 'Blind Items.' Basically, the plot is thus: employed writer/editor (of a porn magazine) who is best friends with a gossip columnist, scores the columnist's tickets to a PR evening where the hunky star of a Baywatch-esque drama will be honoured. At the party, they connect a little, and the writer/editor is shocked when the ...more
Ricardo
Aug 11, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I never thought this book would be as enjoyable and as well written as it was. I was expecting some light gay romantic fiction, without any writing skills infused into the book, but I was totally wrong. Although it's the traditional "prince charming" story, it is so well told and with so much humor, drama, and amazing descriptions of day-to-day life that it elevates a fairytale to an excellent book
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